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National Gallery of Australia (Board)

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
The purpose of the National Gallery of Australia is to develop and maintain a national collection of works of art. It exhibits, or makes available for exhibition by others, works of art from the national collection or works of art that are in the possession of the Gallery and uses every endeavour to make the most advantageous use of the national collection in the national interest.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Gallery Act 1975

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Parkes Place
    Canberra ACT 2600

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Ryan Stokes AO 9 July 2021 8 July 2024
Deputy Chair Mr. Michael Gannon 6 December 2019 21 July 2022
Member Ms. Ilana Atlas 31 March 2022 30 March 2025
Member The Hon. Richard Alston AO 4 April 2022 3 April 2025
Member Prof. Sally Smart 25 July 2019 24 July 2022
Member Dr. Terri Janke 22 July 2019 21 July 2022
Member Ms. Helen Cook 9 February 2020 8 February 2023
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Nick Mitzevich 2 July 2018 1 July 2023
Member Mr. Nicholas Moore 18 April 2021 17 March 2024
Member Mr. Stephen Brady AO CVO 17 February 2022 16 February 2025
Member Ms. Alison Kubler 13 May 2021 12 May 2024

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