The Loss of a Great Australian

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Charles Copeman AO, one of the Founders of the HR Nicholls Society and the man after whom the Copeman medal is named.

Charles was a great Australian responsible for one of the major victories for industrial relations system in the Robe River case which proved the catalyst towards the movement away from union power and towards a more flexible and productive industrial relations system.

All who knew Charles would attest to his character, his warm heart, and his never-ceasing advocacy for freedom. He shall be remembered with a tribute at the upcoming HR Nicholls Annual Conference.  Read more