On The Move: Latest sector appointments and departures

Meet Create NSW’s new Executive Director, Griffin Theatre appoints playwright as Artistic Director, Dancehouse announces new AD, Sydney Symphony reveals new Chief Conductor, and more.


Mr Chris Keely, a former media and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience spanning arts and cultural policy and subscription television industries across Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has been appointed as Create NSW Executive Director.

Keely has extensive experience with the arts and cultural sectors, including working as a State Ministerial Arts Advisor and Advisor to the Federal Communications Minister where he led the development of Australia’s first cultural policy, Creative Nation. He joins Create NSW from his role as General Manager SBS Food, SBS World Movies & Subscription TV.

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