Mine Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) members are representatives of some of the most respected bodies in the mining industry, including the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (Mining and Energy Division), Australian Workers Union, NSW Minerals Council and Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Australia. Two independent experts in work health and safety and a representative of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment have also been appointed to the MSAC.

Current membership


Hon George Souris


Mr Ian Cribb

NSW Minerals Council (Coal)

Mr Rob Cunningham

NSW Minerals Council (Metalliferous)

appointment in progress

Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia

appointment in progress

CFMEU (Mining and Energy Division)

Mr Peter Jordan

CFMEU (Mining and Energy Division)

Mr Brock Skelton

Australian Workers Union

appointment in progressDepartment of Planning, Industry and Environment

Ms Julie Armour

Independent expert

Mr Tony Cartwright

Independent expert