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Details of Accountable Authority during the reporting period Current Report Period (2018-19)

Period as the accountable authority or member


Qualifications of the Accountable Authority

Experience of the Accountable Authority

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Position held

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Date of Commencement

Date of cessation

Number of meetings of the board of the company

Allan Myers AC, QC

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Melbourne; Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford; Honorary Doctorate, Australian Catholic University; Honorary Doctorate of Laws, University of Melbourne

Chair, Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory; Member, University of Melbourne Faculty of Law Strategic Advisory Board Graduate Program; Chair, University of Melbourne Campaign Board; Chair, University of Melbourne Foundation for the Humanities; Director, Dunkeld Pastoral Co; Trustee, Ian Potter Cultural Trust; Governor, Ian Potter Foundation; Member, National Gallery of Australia Foundation; Member, Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation; Vice Chair, Supervisory Board, Grupa Zywiec SA; Director, The Minderoo Foundation; Director, Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation

Council Chair to 08/07/2018




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Ryan Stokes

Bachelor of Commerce, Curtin University

Managing Director and CEO, Seven Group Holdings Limited; Board Director, Seven West Media; Board Director, WesTrac Pty Ltd; Chief Executive Officer, Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd; Committee Member, InnovationXChange (DFAT) initiative; Chair, Coates Hire; Committee Member, IOC Olympic Education Commission; Board Director, Beach Energy

Council Chair from 09/07/2018



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Tim Fairfax AC

Honorary Doctorate, University of the Sunshine Coast

Chair, Tim Fairfax Family Foundation; Chair, Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation; Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology; President, Queensland Art Gallery Foundation; Member, National Portrait Gallery Foundation; Director, Australian Philanthropic Services; Director, Cambooya; Director, FNA Foundation; Director, Rawbelle Management; Patron, AMA Queensland Foundation; Patron, University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation; Patron, Flying Arts Alliance; Principal, TVF Pastoral, Strathbogie Pastoral Company and JH Fairfax & Son; Patron, Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

Deputy Chair




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Gerard Vaughan AM

Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Melbourne; Master of Arts, University of Melbourne; Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford; Honorary Doctorate, Australian Catholic University

Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of London; Member, Australian Institute of Art History Board, University of Melbourne; Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities; Member, National Gallery of Australia Foundation; Member, Council of Australian Art Museum Directors; National Fellow, Institute of Public Administration Australia

Gallery Director to 01/07/2018




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Nick Mitzevich

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and Graduate Diplomas in Education and Fine Art, University of Newcastle

Director, National Gallery of Australia Foundation; Member, Council of Australian Art Museum Directors; Trustee, Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Trust

Gallery Director from 02/07/2018




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Hon. Richard Alston AO

Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Melbourne University; Master of Laws, Master of Business Administration, Monash University

Chair, SR Op Co Pty Ltd; Director, China Telecom (Australian) Pty Ltd; Director, Balmoral Gardens Pty Ltd; Chair, Suzani Pty Ltd; Chair, Messen Pty Ltd; Chair, Marn Pty Ltd; Chair, Waratah Group (Australia) Pty Ltd; Director, Waratah Group Enterprises Pty Ltd; Director, Waratah Investment Partners; Adjunct Professor, Bond University



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Stephen Brady AO, CVO

Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University

Director, Ethics Centre; Member, Bangarra Indigenous Dance Company; Chair, France Australia Centenary Trust; Member, EABC (Europe Australia Business Council); Member, Australian Strategic Policy Institute; Adjunct Professor of International Relations, Bond University



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Helen Cook

Bachelor of Science, University of Western Australia; Graduate Diploma Financial Management, Securities Institute of Australia; Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA (Honorary)

Deputy Chair, Fremantle Ports; Non-Executive Director, RAC Finance; Chair, Chamber of Arts and Culture Western Australia; Director, Cruthers Art Foundation; Director, Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia; WA Councillor, Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member, Australia Council—Major Performing Arts Panel; Member, University of Western Australia Resources Law Advisory Panel



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John Hindmarsh AM

Bachelor of Building (Hons), University of New South Wales

Fellow, Australian Institute of Building; Adjunct Professor of Building and Construction Management, University of Canberra; Chair, Hindmarsh and Associated Companies; Chair, Australian Capital Ventures and Equity Investments; Director, Village Building Company; Life Member, Canberra Business Chamber; Chair, National Gallery of Australia Foundation; Director, Hands Across Canberra; Deputy Chair, Boundless; Director, Significant Capital Ventures; Alternate Director, The Healthy Grain



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Jane Hylton

Diploma of Fine Arts (Painting), South Australian School of Art

visual arts and collections consultant; Deputy Chair, Nora Heysen Foundation; Trustee, Hans Heysen Foundation



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Alison Kubler

Masters, Manchester University; Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland

Member, Museum of Brisbane Board; Editor, Vault Magazine



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Ezekiel Solomon AM

Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney; Master of Laws, Harvard Law School (Fulbright Scholar)

Senior Advisor, Allens; Director, National Gallery of Australia Foundation; Patron, Australian World Orchestra; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Sydney; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney; Founding Governor, Institute for Regional Security; Director, Lagata



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Rhonda White AO

Bachelor of Arts and Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Psychology, University of Queensland; Doctor of the University, Griffith University; Diploma of Pharmacy, Queensland University of Technology

Managing Director, White Retail Group; Governor-in-Council Member, Griffith University Council; Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member, Women Chiefs of Enterprise International; Board member and Honorary Professor, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery; Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University



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