"Ms Parker has had a distinguished career within the Department of Jobs and its predecessors. Ai Group has worked closely with Ms Parker over the past decade during the terms of the Coalition and Labor Governments. Ms Parker is widely respected, and in all of our dealings we have found her to be highly professional, competent and fair. We look forward to working with Ms Parker over the years ahead in this new role.
"We also extend our best wishes to Natalie James, who we have likewise worked closely with over the past decade. On any measure, Ms James has made a substantial contribution during her term as the Fair Work Ombudsman and we wish her every success in the future," Mr Willox said.
Statement by Innes Willox, Chief Executive Australian Industry Group
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