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Council of the National Museum of Australia 

The Council of the National Museum of Australia is part of the Communications and the Arts portfolio, and functions in an advisory capacity.

The National Museum of Australia Council is responsible for the overall performance of the organisation, including setting the strategic direction and establishing goals for management. The Council works with senior management in developing, executing, monitoring and adjusting the appropriate strategies.


Current board appointments

Position Appointee Gender Start date End date
Chairperson Mr David Jones Male 25/06/2015 24/06/2018
Member Dr Janet Albrechtsen Female 11/12/2014 10/12/2017
Member Prof Catharine Lumby Female 30/05/2016 06/05/2019
Member Ms Maureen Plavsic Female 05/05/2016 04/05/2019
Member Mr Michael Traill AM Male 05/05/2016 04/05/2019
Member Mr Benedict (Ben) Maguire Male 20/08/2015 19/08/2018
Member Mr Alexander Hartman Male 26/02/2015 25/02/2018
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Dr Mathew Trinca Male 17/02/2014 16/02/2019