30 November 2016

The Government has appointed Dr Marie-Louise Ayres as Director-General of the National Library of Australia for a five year term. 
Dr Ayres has served in senior management roles at the National Library since 2002. During this time, she has led the development of transformative digital services. 
 
Dr Ayres appointment will commence on 2 March 2017 replacing Ms Anne-Marie Schwirtlich AM. 
 
For more information see the Minister’s media release