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Darwin Entertainment Centre (DEC) has appointed Australian arts executive, Georgia Hendy, as its new CEO.

Currently the Director of Programming for Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Hendy has more than 20 years’ experience in the arts world and in particular in major venues, education and outreach.

She has previously worked as a programmer, executive producer and strategic leader for both QPAC and Sydney Opera House. She also serves as a Company Director and Treasurer for Outback Theatre for Young People in regional NSW.

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts