MEDIA RELEASE - Appointment to Council of the Australian
Australian Government today announced the appointment of Professor Sarah
Derrington as a member of the Council of the Australian National Maritime
Museum for a period of three years.
is responsible for the performance of the museum and also plays an important
role in providing support and guidance on policy issues and the exhibition and
preservation of Australian maritime heritage.
PhD in the field of marine insurance law, Professor Derrington is currently
Head of School and Dean of Law at TC Beirne School of Law, University of
Queensland and has also had a distinguished academic career overseas at the
University of Nottingham, University of Nantes and University of Aix-Marseille.
Derrington brings to the role an extensive history of involvement in maritime
organisations and currently serves on a range of boards and councils including
the Australian Maritime College, Australian Maritime Safety Authority and New
Zealand and St Paul’s Anglican School.
She is also
Chairperson of the Somerville House School Council’s Risk and Finance
subcommittee and a member of the Anglican Church of Australia - Brisbane
Diocese’s Legal and Professional Standards committees.
Government congratulates Professor Derrington on her appointment.
information about the Australian National Maritime Museum is available at http://www.anmm.gov.au/.