The former Minister for the Arts, Senator George Brandis, and former Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac, Senator Michael Ronaldson announced the appointment of Sir Jonathan Mills AO FRSE as the Creative Advisor for the Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund and welcomed the eminent Australians that form the Fund's Advisory Panel.
The Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund Advisory Panel members are:
Wesley Enoch, Artistic Director, Queensland Theatre Company
Nicholas Heyward, CEO, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
The Hon Rod Kemp, former Minister for the Arts
The Hon Brendan Nelson, Director, Australian War Memorial
Josephine Ridge, Creative Director, Melbourne Festival
Margaret Seares, Chair, Perth International Arts Festival
Ben Quilty, artist
Tony Walker, International Editor, Australian Financial Review.
Under the leadership of the Creative Advisor, the Creative Advisory Panel is responsible for animating a broad reaching arts and culture program that commemorates the Anzac Centenary, drawing together existing activities, integrating Anzac Centenary themes into existing arts and culture events, and supporting the development and presentation of new works. The Creative Advisor and Creative Advisory Panel are guided by the Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund Terms of Reference.