Prime Minister and Cabinet
The National Australia Day Council Limited is the coordinating body for Australia Day celebrations across the nation and for the Australian of the Year Awards. The NADC heads a network of eight state and territory Australia Day affiliate organisations and 780 local Australia Day committees. A not-for-profit government owned social enterprise, within the Prime Minister's portfolio responsibilities, NADC has a close working relationship with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and reports to the Commonwealth Parliament under the provisions of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. The operations of the company are overseen by a board of Directors appointed by the Prime Minister.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under


  • Established By/Under More info

    Corporations Act company controlled by the Commonwealth

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    25 October 1990

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Danielle Roche OAM 25 July 2017 24 July 2020
Deputy Chair Ms. Robbie Sefton 5 November 2017 4 November 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Jane McNamara 21 July 2017 20 July 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr Mr. Stepan Kerkyasharian AO 16 October 2019 15 October 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director Dr Dr. Robert Isaacs AM, OAM 9 October 2019 8 October 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Norman Schueler 5 November 2017 4 November 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Richard Rolfe OAM 4 May 2019 3 May 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Naseema Sparks AM 8 July 2018 7 July 2021
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms Stephanie Foster PSM 19 December 2017 18 December 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Maurie McNarn 21 August 2018 20 August 2021
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