Museums Galleries Australia national staff work out the national office in Canberra.

We also have staff in Victoria, Western Australia and New South Wales who run programing specific to their state. 

Alex Marsden

National Director

Alex started as National Director in March 2015 but has been involved with Museums Australia at a Branch and National Council level for many years. Alex is a design thinker, and her interests and experience are in heritage, policy and all forms of cultural management.

Alex works Tuesday to Thursday

Email Alex about:

  • Advocacy
  • Media
  • National Council
  • Special Projects
  • Partnerships

Lee Scott

National Operations Manager

Lee has worked for Museums Australia since 2009 and was previously involved in the MA New England North West Chapter. Lee has qualifications in museum studies, archaeology and paleoanthropology, and business admin, and has worked and volunteered with regional and community museums.

Lee works Monday to Thursday

Email Lee about:

  • Finances
  • Advice for regional and community museum management
  • MA Governance
  • ICOM Australia
  • Professional development

Stephanie Hamilton

Communications Manager

Stephanie started working for MA in 2010. Stephanie's qualifications are in communication studies and has interests in travel, graphic design and cats. 

Stephanie works Monday to Friday

Email Steph about:

  • National Awards
  • Museums Australia Magazine
  • Advertising and sponsorship
  • MA News and Events Bulletin content
  • Careers in Museums
  • MA Website

Elana Leske

Administration Officer

Elana started at MA as a trainee in 2016. Elana is starting a degree in ancient history once her trainee studies are complete.

Elana works Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Email Elana about: 

  • Membership enquiries (MA and ICOM)