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Deanne Baker

HR DYnamics

GM / Accredited Mediator

Nationally Accredited Mediator

Deanne is a highly experienced HR and industrial relations professional with a career spanning over 28 years. As the General Manager of HR Dynamics' Cairns and Buderim offices, she oversees a team of professionals and provides guidance to clients across a range of employee management and industrial relations matters.

Prior to joining HR Dynamics, Deanne spent 17 years as a Senior Workplace Advisor with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), providing tailored advice and support to more than 400 local employers. She then diversified her skills into local government, leading and coordinating the Employee and Industrial Relations, Recruitment, and Rehabilitation/Return to Work functions for Cairns Regional Council. In her role as Human Resource Manager for Cairns Aquarium, Deanne was instrumental in establishing HR frameworks, recruitment processes and building a positive workplace culture from scratch for a team of over 130 employees.  With her deep understanding of HR frameworks and policies, Deanne can provide valuable insights and recommendations to help your organisation improve its processes and procedures and achieve optimal outcomes.

Deanne also has extensive experience in specific project work, including human resource audits and reports as well as pay audits.  Deanne is skilled in workplace investigations.

Deanne is also highly experienced in the assistance of clients in Fair Work Commission matters, including unfair dismissals, general protections and workplace disputes. With her thorough understanding of Australian employment law and regulations, Deanne can provide effective support throughout the dispute resolution process, helping you to achieve the best possible outcome for your organisation.

Whether you need help with day-to-day HR matters, specific project work, or have a difficult staff matter, Deanne can assist.  With her practical approach, attention to detail, and commitment to delivering exceptional results, Deanne can provide the HR guidance and support you need.

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