Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Creative Australia is the Australian Government’s principal arts investment, development, funding, and advisory body with a purpose to champion and invest in arts and creativity to benefit all Australians. Creative Australia has a national leadership role in supporting and building Australia’s cultural infrastructure by fostering excellence in the arts, increasing national and international engagement with Australian art and artists, and advocating for the social, cultural and economic value of arts and creativity.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australia Council Act 1975, section 4; continued through section 7 of the Australia Council Act 2013 (an update to the functions, powers and governance structure of the Council); and continues through section 9 of the Creative Australia Act 2023 (expanded

  • 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
    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 23 August 2026
Deputy Chair Prof. Wesley Enoch AM 24 August 2023 23 August 2027
Member Ms. Alexandra Dimos 24 August 2023 23 August 2024
Member Courtney Stewart 24 August 2023 24 August 2027
Member Mr. Stephen Found 24 August 2023 23 August 2024
Member Ms. Caroline Wood 24 August 2023 23 August 2025
Member Ms. Christine Simpson Stokes 24 August 2023 24 February 2025
Member Mr. Philip Watkins 24 August 2023 23 August 2024
Member Kitty Taylor 24 August 2023 23 August 2027
Member Ms. Amanda Jackes 24 August 2023 23 August 2027
Member Lindy Lee 24 August 2023 23 August 2027
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Adrian Collette AM 21 January 2024 20 January 2029
Member Ms. Rosheen Garnon 24 August 2023 23 August 2026
Member Caroline Bowditch 24 August 2023 23 August 2027
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