MEDIA RELEASE - AFTRS Council re-appointments
21 March 2016
Australian Government has re-appointed Professor Julianne Schultz AM FAHA as
Chair of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Council for a
period of one year, and Professor Robyn Ewing AM as a member of the Council for
Professor Schultz and Professor Ewing have
contributed extensive expertise to the work of the Council during their first
terms overseeing significant achievements by the AFTRS including the redesign
of the AFTRS Award courses and the expansion of the AFTRS Open program.
Professor Schultz brings considerable governance
experience to the role of Chair. She is the founding editor of the Griffith
Review and has served on the boards of the ABC, the Grattan Institute and the
Copyright Agency, and was formerly Chair of the Queensland Design Council.
Professor Ewing is a valuable member of the Council
with a background specialising in education and learning. She is Professor of
Teacher Education and the Arts, University of Sydney and was previously
Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning.
provides advanced education and training to develop the skills and knowledge of
talented individuals to meet the evolving needs of Australia’s screen and
More information about AFTRS is available at http://www.aftrs.edu.au/