Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Foundation will build links between Australia and China, by bringing together state, territory and local governments, business, education institutes, community and cultural sectors, and Chinese Australian communities to further build and strengthen our bilateral engagement. It reflects the Australian Government’s commitment to a constructive relationship with China, founded on shared interests, mutual benefit and mutual respect, including through the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    16

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    7 February 2020

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Pru Bennett 24 June 2020 24 June 2023
Member CEO - Cultural Intelligence Ms. Wesa Chau 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Prof. Brian Schmidt AC 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Stan Grant 24 June 2020 24 June 2023
Member Mr. Dig Howitt 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Mr. Douglas Gautier 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Frances Adamson 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Ms. Helene Chung 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Mr. Jason Yeap OAM 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Mr. John Fitzgerald 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Ms. Maree Ma 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Mr. Peter Cai 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Head National Security College, Australian National University Prof. Rory Medcalf 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Mr. Rowan Callick OBE 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Ms. Swati Dave 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
Member Dr. Wai-Ling Yeung 7 February 2020 7 February 2023
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