Attorney-General's
The principal function is to furnish advice to the Minister and the Director-General of the Archives on matters that relate to the functions of the Archives. The Minister or the Director-General may refer matters relating to the functions of the Archives to the Council for advice, or the Council may offer advice of its own accord.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Archives Act 1983

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    6 June 1984

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Denver Beanland 30 June 2021 29 June 2024
Deputy Chair VACANT    
Member Jade Balfour 24 November 2018 23 November 2021
Member Prof. Sally Walker 24 June 2021 23 June 2024
Member Ms Ms. Suzanne Hampel OAM 8 April 2019 7 April 2022
Member Prof. John Williams 24 November 2018 23 November 2021
Member Dr Philip Robertson FTSE 5 May 2019 4 May 2022
Member Dr Rosemary Laing 24 June 2021 23 June 2024
Member Anne Henderson 24 November 2018 23 November 2021
Member Senator the Hon. Kim Carr 1 August 2019 31 July 2022
Member The Hon. Kevin Andrews MP 10 September 2019 9 September 2022
Member Dr. Bella d'Abrera 24 June 2021 23 June 2024
Member Dr. Joseph Suttie 24 June 2021 23 June 2024
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