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Tim Lyons

Assistant Secretary, ACTU Tim Lyons


Understanding productivity at the workplace: a union perspective



Tim represents the ACTU and unions in discussions with government and business on both industrial issues and the broader policy agenda of Australian unions.  He is a member of a range of government committees in relation to workplace relations, the economy, & superannuation including the National Workplace Relations Consultative Council, the Business Tax Working Group, & the Fair Work Building Commission Advisory Board.

Tim is a Trustee Director of HESTA superannuation fund, and sits on various superannuation industry bodies including the board of the Industry Super Network.  Tim is the Australian representative on the Global Unions Committee on Workers' Capital where he chairs the working group on shareholder activism.

Before commencing at ACTU, Tim was an official of the National Union of Workers for 13 years, working as a senior industrial officer and organiser.