Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith University

David Peetz is Professor of Employment Relations at Griffith University, where he has worked for over a decade. He previously worked at the Australian National University and in the then Commonwealth Department of Industrial Relations, spending over five years in its Senior Executive Service. He has been a consultant for the International Labour Organisation in Thailand, Malaysia and China, and undertaken work for unions, employers and governments of both political persuasions. He is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.


  • –present
    Profesor, Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources, Griffith University


  • 1995 
    UNSW, PhD

Research Areas

  • Industrial Relations (150306)
  • Labour Economics (140211)
  • Sociology Not Elsewhere Classified (160899)