Adrian Collette

Adrian Collette AM is the CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts. He was Chief Executive of Opera Australia, Australia’s largest performing arts company for 16 years. He also worked in book publishing for a decade, including as Managing Director, Reed Books. He also served as Vice-Principal (Engagement) at the University of Melbourne, with oversight of the University’s museums and galleries and its many arts sector partnerships. He was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2008 for service to the performing arts particularly through executive roles with Opera Australia, as a mentor to young artists, to publishing and to the community.

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