Australian War Memorial appointment

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Veterans' Affairs
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Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today announced the reappointment of the Hon Dr Brendan Nelson as Director of the Australian War Memorial.

Mr Tehan said Dr Nelson has made a significant contribution to the Australian War Memorial since his appointment as Director in 2012.

“Dr Nelson’s dedication and passion to this role is evident in the achievements and recognition of the Australian War Memorial as an internationally renowned, world-class museum and I congratulate Dr Nelson on his re-appointment,” said Mr Tehan.

Read more details about the Australian War Memorial and its organisational structure.

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