Appointments to the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive
12 April 2017
The Turnbull Government has appointed Mr
Kim Ledger and Ms Caroline Elliott as members to the Board of the National Film
and Sound Archive (NFSA) for three year terms.
Mr Ledger, the father of the late
award-winning actor Heath Ledger, has experience in the film industry, having
managed his son’s career and as the Patron of the Heath Ledger Scholarship.
scholarship, established in 2008 in his son’s memory, is open to young and
emerging Australian actors to help them with career and educational
opportunities in the United States.
Mr Ledger has also established and
operated a number of successful small businesses. His connections to the
international and Australian film industries will be invaluable to the Board.
Ms Elliott has extensive experience in
corporate consultancy, including strategic, governance and financial advisory
roles. She has also served on a number of boards including the Public Transport
Ombudsman Limited, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Cell Therapies Pty Ltd.
Both appointees bring strong personal
experience and professional skills to the Board, including strategic, financial
and business management expertise.
Film and Sound Archive collects, preserves and displays Australia’s film,
video, television, stills and recorded sound. The Board of the NFSA is
responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of the
information about the National Film and Sound Archive visit: www.nfsa.gov.au