Australian Industrial Relations Commission

Nauru House, 80 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic. 3000
G.P.O. Box 1994S, Melbourne, Vic. 3001

Monday, 21 August 2000

Media Statement: Commissioner Merriman Retires

One of the Commission's longest serving Members, Commissioner Bob Merriman, retires today after 20 years with the institution.

A former labour relations manager for Ford Australia, Commissioner Merriman was appointed to the then Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission in April 1980.

Over the years he has successfully combined his Commission work with a prominent role in Australian cricket and is currently a director of the Australian Cricket Board and President of the Victorian Cricket Association.

For further information contact: AIRC Media Liaison Officer Judy Hughes on 03-8661-7862, 0407-920815 or email

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