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.


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

Audit and Risk Committee

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


Nominations and Remuneration Committee

  • Catherine Harris AO PSM (Chair)
  • Craig Dunn
  • Penny Fowler
  • Susan Street AO

Investment Committee

  • Tony Osmond (Chair)
  • Bruce Parncutt AO
  • John Morrison (Independent Member)

Foundation Board

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

Orchestra Victoria Board

  • Libby Christie (Chair)
  • David McAllister AM
  • 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