The Taskforce members bring extensive creative sector knowledge and experience and will focus on getting Australia’s cultural economy back on its feet as quickly as possible.
The Taskforce Chair is Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, and Deputy Chair is John Barrington AM, former Chair of the Perth Festival and an experienced company director.
The other Taskforce members are:
Greta Bradman, operatic and concert artist and ABC Classic presenter
Adrian Collette AM, Chief Executive Officer of the Australia Council for the Arts
Li Cunxin, Artistic Director for the Queensland Ballet
Rachel Healy, Joint Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival
Ian Kew, Chair of the Darwin Festival
Fiona Menzies, Chief Executive Officer of Creative Partnerships Australia
Alison Page, entrepreneur, artist and film and television producer
Paul Piticco, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Secret Sounds Group
Dan Rosen, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Recording Industry Association
Chris Saines CNZM, Director of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art.
The Taskforce will provide advice on and support for the implementation of the Government’s $250 million JobMaker plan for the creative economy, which is delivering targeted relief to the arts and entertainment sector, and its creative and behind the scenes workforce.