National Archives of Australia Advisory Council

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
The principal function is to furnish advice to the Minister and the Director-General of the Archives on matters that relate to the functions of the Archives. The Minister or the Director-General may refer matters relating to the functions of the Archives to the Council for advice, or the Council may offer advice of its own accord.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Archives Act 1983

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Queen Victoria Terrace
    Parkes ACT 2600
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Paul Grimes PSM 30 September 2024 29 September 2027
Deputy Chair VACANT
Member Mr Anthony Dillon 11 March 2022 10 March 2025
Member Ms Rachel Connors 5 May 2022 4 May 2025
Member Dr. Kirsten Thorpe 12 September 2023 11 September 2026
Member Ms Alice Spalding 11 March 2022 10 February 2025
Member Ms. Suzanne Hampel OAM 8 April 2022 7 April 2025
Member Senator Dean Smith 26 July 2022 25 July 2025
Member Mr. David Smith MP 28 July 2022 27 July 2025
Member Mr. Troy Bramston 24 June 2024 23 June 2027
Member Nicola Laurent 12 September 2023 11 September 2026
Member Dr. Paul Grimes PSM 19 September 2024 2024
Member Prof. Fank Bongiorno AM 24 June 2024 23 June 2027
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