Australia Council announces new CEO

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Richard Watts

The Australia Council for the Arts has today welcomed the appointment of Adrian Collette AM as its incoming Chief Executive Officer.

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Currently employed as the Vice-Principal (Engagement) at the University of Melbourne, Adrian Collette AM was today (Friday 12 October) announced as the new CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts. 

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's Performing Arts Editor and Team Leader, Editorial; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on community radio station Three Triple R.

The founder of the Emerging Writers' Festival, Richard currently serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's Committee of Management and on the Green Room Awards Independent Theatre panel.

He is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and in 2017 was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend.

Follow Richard on Twitter: @richardthewatts