"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."
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
R G Casey Building John McEwan Crescent
Barton ACT 0221
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Peter Coleman||11 December 2019||10 December 2024|
|Member||Ms. Elly Lawson||23 December 2022||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||Ms. Karen Halbert||29 March 2022||29 March 2025|