John Short

Australian Manufacturing Workers Union

Tasmanian State Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, John, a Boilermaker by trade emigrated from the United Kingdom in 1981 working in the Steel, Oil, Vehicle, Shipbuilding and Construction Industries. He commenced work with the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union in 2000 in the Unions National Office in Sydney as the head of the AMWU’s National Organising Unit, he then moved to South Australia to work as an Organiser with the South Australian branch until July 2010 when he relocated to Tasmania to take up the position of State Secretary of the AMWU.