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Australian war memorial director reappointed

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Ben H umphreys m in is t e r for veterans' affairs

89/30 22 May 1989


The Director of the Australian War Memorial, Keith Pearson, has been reappointed for a further twelve months.

Announcing Mr Pearson's reappointment today, the Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Ben Humphreys, said the stability of the War Memorial's administration had been established while at the same time the Memorial's exhibition program had been

enthusiastically developed.

"Mr Pearson's reappointment reflects the wishes of the Memorial's Council and the Government, tht there be no changes to the establishment's administration," the Minister said.

The Director was first appointed in June 1987, for two years.


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