Greg Combet

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The Hon Greg Combet AM MP, "Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Procurement and Member for Charlton, is married to Petra and they have 3 children...

"Mr Combet joined the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) in 1993 and was leader of the ACTU from 1999 to 2007. In his work at the ACTU, Mr Combet oversaw numerous national wage cases to secure pay rises for low-paid Australian workers.

"Mr Combet also led the union movement in the high profile 1998 waterfront dispute, the union campaign that secured employee entitlements for 16,000 workers after the collapse of Ansett, and the campaign that secured a multi-billion dollar settlement for Australian asbestos victims from James Hardie.

"Mr Combet is a former director of Members Equity Bank and the $30 billion fund Australian Super. He was awarded a member of the Order of Australia in 2006." [1]

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  1. Greg Combet, ALP, accessed February 5, 2009.