Arbitration In Contempt
G F Carmody was educated at St Edmund's College,
Canberra, and at the Australian National University
(M.Ec). He joined the Commonwealth Treasury in 1970
and held various posts (including a two year period
with the IMF in Washington), resigning in 1984 to join
ACIL Australia Pty Ltd as a Senior Consultant. He has
been engaged in consulting work in the NSW retailing
industry on a number of occasions.
Peter Costello was educated at Carey Grammar
and Monash University where he graduated in Arts and
Law with Honours. He was called to the Victorian Bar,
after practising as a solicitor in Melbourne for some
years, in 1984 and has established himself in the fields
of commercial law and industrial relations. He is a
part-time teacher of Industrial Relations at Monash
University and he has appeared in a number of recent
cases against trade unions at Common Law.
Wayne Gilbert has been General Manager of the
South East Queensland Electricity Board, SEQEB, since
January 1984. He was educated at Melbourne Grammar
School and the University of Melbourne where he graduated
in commerce. He became an Associate of the Australian
Society of Accountants, and pursued a career in the
brewing industry prior to his appointment to SEQEB.
G O Gutman is a graduate of Melbourne University
(MCom), has undertaken post-graduate work in Oxford,
and has taught as a Visiting Fellow at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. Much of his professional work
has been as a Canberra public servant in a variety
of senior posts concerned with agricultural, trade
and economic policy, with the development of Papua
New Guinea (before Independence), and the Northern
Currently, he controls his firm of economic consultants
which specialises in corporate policy issues, problems
of resource economics and the establishment of joint-venture
Gerard Henderson was educated
at Xavier College and Melbourne University. He taught
at LaTrobe University and the University of Tasmania,
obtaining his PhD for his thesis on the relationship
between the Australian Catholic Church and politics
in the period 1940-1960. He was an adviser to Mr Kevin
Newman who was variously Minister for Repatriation,
for Housing, and for National Development from 1977-80
and is now Senior Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition,
Mr John Howard. He also worked in the Department of
Employment and Industrial Relations from 1980-1983.
Paul Houlihan was brought up on a dairy farm
at Nar Nar Goon, West Gippsland, Victoria. He was educated
at St Patrick's College in Ballarat, and after a stint
back on the family farm at Nar Nar Goon he bought an
irrigation farm at Jerilderie in the Riverina, NSW.
Subsequently he worked for the Federated Clerks' Union,
as Tasmanian State Secretary, for ten years.
He was appointed Industrial Director of the National
Farmers' Federation in December 1980.
John Hyde was educated at Hale School in WA,
and then became a successful wheat farmer. He became
Vice President of Dalwallinu Shire and subsequently
the Federal Member for Moore 1974-83. In the Parliament
he became known as the leader of the 'Dries', a heterogeneous
group of politicians concerned about the irrationality
of much of government economic policy.
Since 1983 he has been Director of the Australian
Institute of Public Policy and recently edited 'Wages
Wasteland'---a critique of Australia's Industrial Relations
Sir John Kerr PC, AK, GCMG, GYVO, QC, was educated
at Fort St High School and the University of Sydney.
He won the University Medal in 1936, and was admitted
to the NSW Bar in 1938. He served in the 2nd AIF 1942-46.
He returned to the Bar after the war, becoming President
of the NSW Bar Association in 1964. He was appointed
a Judge of the Commonwealth Industrial Court and of
the Supreme Court of the ACT, 1966-72, Chief Justice
of NSW 1972-77, and Governor General of Australia 1974-77.
He was President of the Industrial Relations Society
from 1960 to 1963, and President (pro tem) of the Industrial
Relations Society of Australia, in formation, from
Ian McLachlan was educated at St Peter's College
and the University of Adelaide. He is a director of
a number of companies, including Elders IXL, as well
as managing his family's pastoral companies.
He has been President of the National Farmers' Federation
Hugh M Morgan was educated at Geelong Grammar
and the University of Melbourne. He was appointed Executive
Director of Western Mining Corporation Ltd in 1976
and Managing Director in 1986. He has served on the
Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, as a Trustee
of the National Gallery of Victoria, and is Chairman
of the Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation.
Michael G Porter was educated at Scotch College,
Adelaide, and Stanford University. He has held teaching
and research appointments at Stanford, Simon Fraser,
Essex, and Australian National Universities, as well
as advisory posts in government and the I.M.F. He has
been Professor of Economics since 1976 and Director
of the Centre of Policy Studies since 1979 at Monash
I C P Spry, QC was educated at Melbourne Grammar
and the University of Melbourne where he obtained a
Doctorate of Laws. He was called to the Victorian Bar
in 1963, and made Queens Counsel in 1979. He has taught
at Melbourne and Monash Universities. He was an associate
of the late Sir Owen Dixon and was personal assistant
to the Solicitor General during the tenure of Sir Kenneth
Bailey. He is the author of 'Equitable Remedies' and
is currently editor of 'Australian Taxation Review'.
John Stone was educated at Perth Modern School,
the University of Western Australia, and then as a
Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford. He joined the
Australian Treasury in 1954 and served in a number
of posts at home and abroad, culminating in his appointment
as Secretary to the Treasury in 1979. He resigned in
1984 and then became a Visiting Professor, Centre of
Policy Studies at Monash University, Consultant with
Potter Partners, Melbourne, and Senior Fellow of the
Institute of Public Affairs.