Following the 2022 Federal Election outcome an interim Ministry has now been sworn in and the caretaker period has ceased. Further updates to this website will be made in due course.


Film Certification Advisory Board

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
The Film Certification Advisory Board (FCAB) provides advice to the Minister for the Arts on applications to the Location and Post Digital and Visual Effects (PDV) Offsets under Division 376 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. The Location and PDV Offset are refundable tax offsets for qualifying Australian production expenditure for film and television projects or PDV production in Australia. The Board also advises the Minister on policy issues relevant to the Offsets . Members include the chair (departmental official) and two other members appointed by the Minister for the Arts.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Film Certification Advisory Board Rules 2018

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but noted in parent's annual report

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Anne-Louise Dawes 11 October 2021 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Miranda Culley 30 April 2022 29 April 2025
Member Mr. Ben Grant 27 July 2021 19 July 2024
Last updated: