On the move: latest arts sector appointments

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Rachel Healy has been appointed as the next Chief Executive of Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

Healy, who is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading arts professionals, will lead the Queensland institution when John Kotzas AM finishes his term in December this year. She takes over the reins just in time to usher in QPAC’s 40th anniversary year in 2025.

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Richard Watts OAM is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, a Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend, and was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize in 2020. In 2021 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Green Room Awards Association. Most recently, Richard received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in June 2024. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts