Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum Reappointment
21 August 2017
The Turnbull Government has reappointed the
Hon Margaret White AO as a member of the Council of the Australian National
Maritime Museum (ANMM) on a part-time basis for a second three-year term.
Ms White is the Commissioner for the Royal
Commission into Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.
She previously worked as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland for almost
20 years before her appointment to the Court of Appeal in Queensland. Her legal
and social expertise will continue to support the Council’s work.
Ms White’s appointment will ensure that
the Council continues to benefit from her extensive legal background and her
strong focus on outreach to the Northern Territory and engagement with
Indigenous people. Ms White will also continue her role as Chair of the
Council’s Public Engagement, Research, Commercial and Visitor Services
The ANMM is Australia’s national centre
for maritime collections, exhibitions, research and archaeology. The Council is
responsible for the performance of the Museum and its exhibition and preservation
of Australian maritime heritage.
information about the ANMM visit: www.anmm.gov.au