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Australia-Korea Foundation

Foreign Affairs and Trade
"The Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) was established by the Australian Government in 1992 to promote bilateral relations between Korea and Australia. The objectives of AKF are to: increase public awareness of Australia in Korea and of Korea in Australia develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context increase Australians' capacity to effectively engage with Korea. The AKF offers annual grant funding to organisations and individuals to support projects or activities which advance Australia's engagement with Korea, including exchanges, partnerships and other collaborations in the general fields of business, education, academia, arts/culture and society."

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    6

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    R G Casey Building John McEwan Crescent
    Barton ACT 0221
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Peter Coleman 11 December 2019 10 December 2024
Member Mr. Justin Hayhurst 23 June 2020 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Scott Watkins 29 March 2022 29 March 2025
Member Ms. Robyn Bryant 29 March 2022 29 March 2025
Member Jacinta Thompson 31 July 2021 1 August 2024
Member Dr. Ruth Barraclough 1 August 2021 31 July 2024
Member Ms. Karen Halbert 29 March 2022 29 March 2025
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