Advisory Council

Image of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council 2014
From left, Dr Mickey Dewar, David Fricker, Senator the Hon John Faulkner, Mrs Jane Prentice MP, Professor Mick Dodson AM, Dr Denver Beanland, Hon Dr John Bannon AO, FASSA, Professor John Williams, Dr Phil Robertson, Professor Bruce Scates, Mr David Irvine AO, Ms Helen Williams AO.

The National Archives of Australia Advisory Council is established under the Archives Act 1983 (subsection 10-1). Its role is to advise the Minister and the Director-General on matters relevant to the Archives’ functions.

The Minister or the Director-General may refer such matters to the Council for advice, or the Council may offer advice of its own accord.

The Council has up to 13 members, including a Senator chosen by the Senate, a member of the House of Representatives chosen by the House, and 11 other members appointed by the Minister.

Membership

Current members of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council are:

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