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Australia Council (Board)

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
The Australia Council is the Australian Government's principal arts funding and advisory body. It supports the creation, presentation and appreciation of excellence in the arts by providing assistance to Australian artists and arts organisations, and making art accessible to the public.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australia Council Act 1975, section 4; and continues through section 7 of the Australia Council Act 2013 (an update to the functions, powers and governance structure of the Council)

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    12

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 5, 60 Union Street
    Pyrmont NSW 2009
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Robert Morgan 1 July 2021 30 June 2024
Deputy Chair Ms. Rosheen Garnon 27 July 2021 26 July 2024
Member Ms. Alexandra Dimos 4 April 2022 3 April 2025
Member Ms. Filippina Arena AM 22 March 2022 21 March 2025
Member Mr. Stephen Found 22 March 2022 21 March 2025
Member The Hon. Donald Harwin 23 March 2022 22 March 2025
Member Ms. Christine Simpson Stokes 25 February 2022 24 February 2025
Member Mr. Philip Watkins 31 March 2022 30 March 2025
Member Ms. Marie-Louise Theile 22 March 2022 21 March 2025
Member Mr. Settimio (Mario) D'Orazio 12 March 2022 11 March 2025
Member Mr. Leigh Carmichael 1 July 2022 30 June 2025
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Adrian Collette AM 21 January 2019 20 January 2024
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