Communications and the Arts
The Australian National Maritime Museum's (ANMM) role is to interpret, preserve and promote Australia's maritime heritage and culture. It fulfils this by undertaking research, acquisitions, managing its collections and heritage vessels and providing access through public programs and exhibitions. The ANMM's strategic direction is to explore and manage maritime heritage in ways that enlighten, inspire and delight people everywhere by: - Developing and managing the National Maritime Collection through research, acquisition, conservation, and interpretation; - Exhibiting the National Maritime Collection and other historical material; - Presenting maritime heritage information through public and learning programs, events, the internet and publications; and - Expanding sponsorship, marketing and other commercial revenue sources.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    12

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Other

  • Creation Date

    20 December 1990

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Peter Dexter AM 17 August 2016 16 August 2019
Member Ms. Teresia Fors 5 May 2016 4 May 2019
Member Mr. John Mullen 5 May 2016 4 May 2019
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Kevin Sumption 15 February 2017 14 February 2022
Member Prof. Sarah Derrington 11 February 2016 10 February 2019
Member Mr. David Blackley 13 April 2017 12 April 2020
Member Ms. Alison Page 13 April 2017 12 April 2020
Member VACANT    
Member The Hon Ms. Margaret White 10 August 2017 9 August 2020
Member RADM Stuart Mayer RAN 12 June 2014 Determined by the appointer
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
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