The Australian Ballet

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 and Risk Committee

  • Annabelle Chaplain AM (Chair)
  • Craig Dunn
  • Tony Osmond
  • Bruce Parncutt AO

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

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

Investment Committee

  • Tony Osmond (Chair)
  • Bruce Parncutt AO
  • Annabelle Chaplain AM
  • John Morrison

Foundation Board

  • Jane Freudenstein (Chair)
Northern Chapter
  • Georgina Curran (Chair)
  • Arun Abey AM
  • Hayley Baillie
  • Alina Barlow
  • His Hon Judge Greg Egan
  • Suellen Enestrom
  • Adrian Fonseca
  • Frances Ingham
  • Sarah Ingham
  • Nicola Kaldor
  • Gail Marshall OAM
  • Melinda Wright
Southern Chapter
  • Nina Aberdeen
  • Mary Barlow
  • Di Bertalli
  • Bill Bowness AO
  • Natasha Bowness
  • Prue Brown
  • Cara Elsley
  • Jodie Maunder
  • Jane McLachlan
  • Karen Morrison
  • Maria Pannozzo
  • Michael Robertson
  • Lynne Wright

Global Ambassador

  • Sarah Murdoch

Orchestra Victoria Board

  • Libby Christie (Chair)
  • David Hallberg
  • Sally Underwood

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: Sally Underwood