Appendix D Witnesses

The table below lists the witnesses who appeared before the Inquiry. Some witnesses appeared more than once.

Title

Name

Role

Ms ANDREW, Karen Community witness; Youth Suicide Prevention Counsellor, Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation
Mr BARRY, Robert Incident Controller and Regional Director for Barwon South West Region, Country Fire Authority
Dr BROOK, Christopher State Health and Medical Commander and Chief Adviser on Innovation,
Safety and Quality, Department of Health
Mr BROWN, William Community witness; former Fire Services Officer at the Hazelwood Mine
Ms BURKE, Brooke Community witness; Morwell Business Owner
Prof. CAMPBELL, Donald Expert witness; Professor of Medicine, Southern Clinical School, Monash University and Program Director, General Medicine Program, Monash Health
Prof. CLIFF, David Expert witness; Professor of Occupational Health and Safety in the Minerals Industry and Director, Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre, University of Queensland
Mr DRUMMOND, Lachlan Expert witness; Consultant, Research and Strategy Lead, Redhanded Communications
Mr DUGAN, Robert Mine Production Manager, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr ELLIS, Simon Community witness; former President of Voices of the Valley
Mr FAITHFUL, James Technical Services Manager – Mine, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr FRESHWATER, Graeme Community witness; former Mine Manager at the Hazelwood Mine
Mr GAULTON, Robert Community witness; former Mine Geologist with the Hazelwood Mine
Mr GRAHAM, George Asset Manager, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr HALL, Alan State Recovery Coordinator and Director Performance Regulation and Reporting, Department of Human Services
Ms HAMILTON, Vicki Community witness; Chief Executive Officer and Secretary, Asbestos Council
of Victoria and Gippsland Asbestos Related Diseases Support Inc.
Mr HARKINS, Steven Director, People, Culture and Environment, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr HAYES, Kevin Field Subject Matter Expert and Workplace Inspector, Earth Resources Unit, Victorian WorkCover Authority
Mr HAYNES, John Incident Controller and Deputy Chief Officer, Country Fire Authority
Mr INCOLL, Roderic Expert witness; Bushfire Risk Consultant
Mr JACKMAN, Robert Community witness; Morwell resident
Mr JEREMIAH, Lawrence Incident Controller and Regional Business Manager, Department of Environment and Primary Industries
Mr KATSIKIS, Costa Deputy Incident Controller and HazMat Unit Commander, Metropolitan
Fire and Emergency Services Board
Mr BLOINK, Simon Incident Controller and Operations Officer, Country Fire Authority
Mr FOSS, Barry Incident Controller and Operations Manger, Country Fire Authority
Mr KELLY, Robert Manager, Earth Resources Unit, Victorian WorkCover Authority
Mr KING, Lance Coordinator of Emergency Management, Latrobe City Council
Mr LALOR, Anthony Community witness; Country Fire Authority Volunteer
Mr LAPSLEY, Craig Fire Services Commissioner, Fire Services Commission
Dr LESTER, Rosemary Chief Health Officer, Department of Health
Ms LUND, Tracie Community witness; Morwell Neighbourhood House Coordinator
Prof. MACNAMARA, James Expert witness; Professor of Public Communication, University of Technology, Sydney
Mr MAUGER, James 1×7 Operator, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr MERRITT, John former Chief Executive Officer, Environment Protection Authority
Mr MITCHELL, John Acting Chief Executive Officer, Latrobe City Council
Mr NEIST, Leonard Executive Director, Health and Safety, Victorian WorkCover Authority
Mr NORRIS, Jaymie Acting Manager, Strategic Bushfire Risk Assessment Unit, Department
of Environment and Primary Industries
Mr POLE, Nicholas Deputy Secretary, Regional Services Group, Department of Education
and Early Childhood Development
Mr POLMEAR, Richard Carbon Efficiency and Improvement General Manager, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr PREZIOSO, Romeo Senior Mine Planner, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr PULLMAN, Jason Coordinator of Strategic Planning, Latrobe City Council
Ms RICHARDSON, Claire Expert witness; Managing Director and Principal Consultant, Air Noise Environment Pty Ltd
Mr ROACH, Alan Security and Emergency Services Manager, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr ROBERTS, Michael Detective Inspector, Victoria Police and Officer in Charge of the Arson
& Explosives Squad
Mr STELEY, Doug Community witness; Country Fire Authority Volunteer
Mr SHANAHAN, David Services Superintendent, Hazelwood Power Corporation Pty Ltd
Mr SULLIVAN, Ross Incident Controller and Operations Manger, Country Fire Authority
Ms TABAIN, Merita Chair, Emergency Management Joint Public Information Committee and Director, Media and Corporate Communications, Victoria Police
Dr TORRE, Paul Science Officer and Team Leader, Analysis and Predictions, Environment Protection Authority
Mr WARRINGTON, Steven Incident Controller and Deputy Chief Officer – Emergency Management,
Country Fire Authority
Mr WATSON, Adam Manager of Investigation, Enforcement Group, WorkCover Authority
Ms WHEATLAND, Annette Community witness; Gippsland Regional Manager, Southern Cross Care Victoria
Ms WHITE, Kylie Executive Director, Earth Resources Regulation Branch, Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
Mr WHITTAKER, Ray Community witness; Morwell resident
Ms WILSON, Lisa Community witness; Gippsland Homeless Network Coordinator, Quantum