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Accountable authority

The Council of the Australian War Memorial is established by section 9 of the Australian War Memorial Act 1980. The Council is responsible for the conduct and control of the affairs of the Memorial, and the policy of the Memorial with respect to matters as determined by the Council.

Period as the accountable authority or member within the reporting period

Name

Position Title / Position held


Executive / Non-Executive

Date of commencement

Date of cessation

Number of meetings of accountable authority attended

Mr Kerry Stokes AC

Council (Chairman); Remuneration Committee

Aug-07

4

The Honourable Anthony (Tony) Abbott

Council

Oct-19

3

Wing Commander (Ret’d) Sharon Bown

Council; FACC

Jun-16

4

Lieutenant General Rick Burr AO DSC MVO

Council Ex Officio

Jan-18

4

Ms Gwen Cherne

Council

Feb-19

4

Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld AO, DSC

Council Ex Officio

Jul-19

4

Ms Margaret Jackson AC

Council

Jun-17

Jun-20

4

Mr Daniel Keighran VC

Council

Jun-16

4

Mr James McMahon DSC DSM

Council; FACC (Deputy Chair)

Oct-15

4

Major General (Ret'd) Greg Melick AO RFD FANZCN SC

Council; FACC (Chair), Remuneration Committee

Mar-15

4

Colonel (Ret’d) Susan Neuhaus AM CSC

Council

Apr-18

4

Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AO RAN

Council Ex Officio

Jul-18

4

Mrs Josephine Stone AM

Council; FACC

Feb-15

4

Two meetings over the financial year were conducted via video conference due to COVID 19 restrictions