I regret to advise the death, yesterday, of Ray Evans, the president of the society from 1989 to 2010 and one its notable founders.
John Stone, another founder of the society and the founding president, has kindly recalled Ray for us:
On 30 April, 1985 the Committee of Review of Australian Industrial Relations (the Hancock Committee) delivered its Report, and shortly thereafter Ray Evans, whom I had never previously met, got in touch with me. Along with Peter Costello and Barry Purvis, we formed the HR Nicholls Society. Read more