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Greg Vines is a highly-skilled consensus builder,
a leader in international public service, and an
expert in diplomatic negotiations, organisational
reform and labour relations.

Australia nominates Greg Vines

The Australian Government has nominated Greg Vines as Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), 2022–2027.

Greg has had a distinguished career in labour relations in Australia and internationally. He is an expert in complex negotiations and demonstrates tremendous leadership, having delivered significant reform at the ILO, improving the lives of working people globally.

Elections for the next ILO Director-General will be held on 25 March 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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"Under my leadership, the International Labour Organization will be influential, relevant and improve more lives. I will place decent work at the heart of the COVID-19 recovery."

– Greg Vines

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The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, and Greg Vines touching elbows in a COVID-friendly handshake

Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash with Greg Vines.

"After the devastation caused to lives across the world by COVID-19, we need an ILO that will build a stronger, more resilient and inclusive world of work. Greg Vines has the leadership qualities, experience and determination to deliver this at the ILO.”

– Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

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Contact

If you would like to learn more about Greg Vines or Australia’s engagement with the International Labour Organisation, please contact his campaign team at australiaILOcandidate@ag.gov.au.

Please direct media enquiries to media@ag.gov.au.