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Janine Walker is a human resources expert with a background in health, academia and broadcasting.
Janine previously held senior management positions including Human Resources Director for Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Director of Industrial Relations for Queensland Health, and Industrial Director and General Secretary of the Queensland Public Sector Union.
She also worked as a broadcaster and columnist and served for six years on the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and for four years as Chair of the Corporation’s Audit Committee. She has held a range of board and committee appointments including membership of the Vocational Education Training and Employment Commission, Chair of the Australia New Zealand Foundation, Chair of All Hallows’ School and Board Member of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Janine is an Adjunct Professor in the Griffith Business School, providing guest lectures and supporting research. She is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute and Australian Institute of Management and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In June 2019, Janine was recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Janine was awarded Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to education, to community, health and to the media.