Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is the nation's living archive, collecting, preserving and sharing our rich audio-visual heritage. Its mission is to develop and preserve a collection of significant Australian film, recorded sound, broadcast and new and networked media works, and to share the collection with audiences across Australia and overseas. In addition to its responsibility for collection development and preservation, the NFSA places priority on enhancing access to, and interpretation of, the collection for a wide range of audiences. The key priorities for the NFSA are: - developing the collection - at the core of activity is developing a national audio-visual collection to the highest curatorial standards - preserving the collection - ensuring permanent access to the national audio-visual collection - sharing the collection - making the national audio-visual collection available to the widest possible cross-section of the Australian public.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2008

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Gabrielle Trainor 24 June 2018 23 June 2021
Deputy Chair Mr. Wayne Denning 24 June 2018 23 June 2021
Member Ms. Judith Donnelly 18 December 2017 17 December 2020
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Mr. Kim Ledger 6 July 2020 5 October 2020
Member Ms. Caroline Elliott 6 July 2020 5 October 2020
Member Ms. Fiona Scott 6 July 2020 5 July 2021
Member Mr. Ewen Jones 27 March 2019 26 March 2022
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