National Council

Museums Galleries Australia's National Council works on a two-year term from May. Any member of the association is eligible to stand for National Council. 
The current term of National Council is from 2015 to 2017.





Frank Howarth
(retired) Director, Australian Museum, Sydney
Richard Mulvaney
Director, Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery
Dr Mat Trinca
Director, National Museum of Australia
Margaret Lovell
ACT Government

Council Members

Carol Cartwright

Suzanne Davies
RMIT Gallery

Timothy Hart
Museum Victoria
Dr Lynda Kelly
Australian National Maritime Museum
Michael Rolfe
Museums & Galleries NSW
Suesann Vos
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology
Public Officer
Louise Douglas
National Museum of Australia
Alec Coles
ICOM Chair
Western Australian Museum

State Representatives

Rebecca Coronel
National Museum of Australia
Emma Best
Newcastle Museum
Anna Malgorzewicz
City of Darwin
John Waldron
Blue Sky View
Mirna Heruc
University of Adelaide
Janet Carding
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Lauren Ellis
Museum Victoria
Soula Veyradier
International Art Space


2017 Elections

2017 is an election year. Voting has closed.

Council Handbook (.pdf)


Constitution & Rules

Museums Australia Inc Constitution (updated 2013)

Rules & Regulations (updated 2013)

MANSW Branch By-Laws (updated 2010)



National Strategic Plan 2014-2016

Museums Australia Corporate Strategic Plan 2014—2016

Our Vision
A strong organisation supporting and sustaining a vibrant museums, galleries and cultural heritage sector, so that Australia’s cultural heritage is valued, enjoyed and protected.