On the move: Latest sector appointments

Footscray Community Arts farewells ED, Performance Space appoints guest Co-ADs, and more.

Commencing as CEO of The Substation in January 2023, Nuala Furtado brings a wealth of experience in experimental and contemporary cultural work to the role.

Furtado has previously worked at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art and PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, and has a history of commissioning important works from established and emerging artists, as well as co-presentation of major international acts. She will build upon The Substation’s strong legacy which, over a period of seven years, has seen the transformation of the program, funding, and reputation of the suburban multi-arts venue.

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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