The Australian Ballet

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Governance and Board

The Australian Ballet is a not-for-profit public company limited by guarantee. A Board of Directors, appointed by company Membership at an Annual General Meeting, governs The Australian Ballet.

View The Australian Ballet Constitution

Board Members

The Board makes a number of appointments to assist it to carry out its functions. Currently, these include:

Audit, Risk & Investment Committee

  • Annabelle Chaplain AM (Chair)
  • Craig Dunn
  • Tony Osmond (Observer)
  • John Morrison (Independent Member)
  • Mark Burgess (Independent Member)

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

  • Natasha Stott Despoja AO (Chair)
  • Craig Dunn
  • Susan Street AO
  • Catherine Livingstone AO

Foundation Board

  • Jane Freudenstein AM (Chair)
Northern Chapter
  • Adrian Fonseca (Chair)
  • Arun Abey AM
  • Hayley Baillie
  • Alina Barlow
  • Georgina Curran
  • His Hon Judge Greg Egan
  • Frances Ingham
  • Sarah Ingham
  • Nicola Kaldor
  • Shane Lloyd
  • Gail Marshall OAM
  • Melinda Wright
Southern Chapter
  • Lisa Bolte (Chair)
  • Nina Aberdeen
  • Natasha Bowness
  • Prue Brown
  • Cara Elsley
  • Regina Levine
  • The Hon Steven Marshall MP
  • Jodie Maunder
  • Helen Mantzis
  • Jane McLachlan
  • Karen Morrison
  • Maria Pannozzo
  • Michael Robertson
  • Clive Scott AM

Global Ambassador Network

  • Jane Freudenstein AM
  • Frances Ingham
  • Edwina McCann
  • Sarah Murdoch

Orchestra Victoria Board

  • Lissa Twomey (Chair)
  • David Hallberg
  • Robin Donohue

Orchestra Victoria is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Australian Ballet. Its constitution defines the company’s purposes and governance arrangements.

Orchestra Victoria’s Board reports to the Board of The Australian Ballet.

Company Secretary:

  • Robin Donohue