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Minister for the Arts Ben Franklin has announced the appointment of Professor Robynne Quiggin to the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Trust.

Professor Quiggin will be the first Aboriginal Trustee of the museum in its 143-year history. She will work alongside Trust President Peter Collins AM QC to provide guidance and support to the museum’s First Nations Directorate. Quiggin will help shape Powerhouse policies and plans to ensure a self-determined direction for Aboriginal representation and engagement at the museum.

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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