On the move: latest sector appointments

A new Artistic Director, a new Chair, and more arts sector movements.
Footprints in the sand.

Michael Gonski has been appointed Chair of an expanded Carriageworks board.

Gonski is a partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and also chairs Reach Out Australia, a digital mental health platform. He was founding chair of the Sydney Story Factory and is a past director of Philanthropy Australia and a past young philanthropist of the year.

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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