Bruce Siebenhausen - Secretary/Treasurer

Current Position
Bruce Siebenhausen has been Secretary/Treasurer of the Real Estate Employers' Association (REEA) since 1998, and also acts as Industrial Relations Consultant to REEA and its members.

Bruce has advised and represented Queensland's Real Estate Industry on industrial relations matters since 1992.

Industry Experience
Bruce has over 36 years experience in Industrial Relations, at State, National and International level. He has also held a number of senior executive positions in a variety of organisations, as the list below indicates:

  • Industrial Inspector, Department of Labour & Tourism 1964 - 1969.
  • Industrial Officer Queensland Chamber of Manufacturers 1969 - 1972.
  • Manager of Industrial Relations, Queensland Chamber of Manufacturers 1972 - 1976.
  • Chief Executive, Queensland Confederation of Industry (now QCCI) 1976 - 1986.
  • Managing Director, Siebenhausen & Associates, IR Consultants, 1986 to the present.

Industry Involvement
Bruce has been involved in a number of committees over many years, including the Queensland Council of the Australian Bicentennial Committee, Federal Government Defence Offsets Advisory Committee and the Productivity Promotion Council of Australia. He also hosted the first meetings, and was a member of the Queensland branch of the Advance Australia Foundation.

On three occasions Bruce was chosen to represent Australian employers at conferences of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), two of which took place in Geneva Switzerland, the official home of the ILO.

Bruce was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to industry, in the 1986 New Years' Honours.

His past appointments include:

  • Member, Industrial Relations Council, Confederation of Australian Industry 1976 - 1986.
  • Member, State Government Committee of Inquiry into Queensland's Industrial Relations System & co-author of its Report to Parliament 1988 - 1989.
  • Chairman, Queensland Small Business Development Corporation 1988 - 1990.
  • President & Executive Chairman Baking Industry Association of Queensland 1987 - 1994.
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Real Estate Employers Association 1998 - present.

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