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NEWS 1 0 ^ Mb MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS A N D ENVIRONMENT APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS OF THE AUSTRALIA CPUNOIL The M i n i s t e r f o r Home A f f a i r s and E n v i r o n m e n t , Mr B a r r y Cohen t o d a y announced t he a p p o i n t m e n t s o f n i n e p a r t - t i m e members t o Boards o f t he A u s t r a l i a C o u n c i l and t he r e - a p p o i n t m e n t s o f two p a r t - t i m e members. They a r e : Community A r t s B o a r d : Ms P a t r i c i a Caswel l ( V i c ) t e a c h e r , a c t r e s s , General S e c r e t a r y , T e c h n i c a l Teacher s Union o f V i c t o r i a s i n c e 1981; Ms Susan N o r r i e ( V i c ) a t u t o r o f p a i n t i n g a t t he V i c t o r i a n C o l l e g e o f t he A r t s and Ms Jenny Beahan ( W. A . ) , Community A r t s O f f i c e r , S h i r e o f Kalamunda s i n c e 1981. T h e a t r e B o a r d : Ms Sue Beal ( N . S . W. ) a s s i s t a n t Fe d e r a l S e c r e t a r y o f A c t o r s E q u i t y o f A u s t r a l i a s i n c e 1982. V i s u a l A r t s B o a r d : Ms Grace Cochrane ( Tas) p r o j e c t o f f i c e r w i t h t he Tasmanian A r t s A d v i s o r y B o a r d , Mr I an Howard ( N. S . W. ) a l e c t u r e r i n a r t , Sydney C i t y A r t I n s t i t u t e , A l e x a n d e r Macki e C o l l e g e o f Advanced E d u c a t i o n s i n c e 1977; Mr, Jan Senbergs ( V i c ) a p a i n t e r , works r e p r e s e n t e d i n Museum o f Fi n e A r t s , Hou s t on, Texas, U . S . A . , A r t G a l l e r y o f W. A. , Ne wc a s t l e C i t y A r t G a l l e r y , and Ms P h i l l i p p a O ' B r i e n ( W. A. ) a r t i s t and t h e a t r e d e s i g n e r , works r e p r e s e n t e d i n A r t G a l l e r y o f W. A. , A r t b a n k C o l l e c t i o n . L i t e r a t u r e B o a r d : Ms Wendy J e n k i n s ( W. A. ) p o e t , w r i t e r and e d i t o r f o r Fr e ma n t l e A r t s Cen t r e Pr e s s . A l l a p p o i n t me n t s are f o r t h r e e - y e a r t e r m s . Mr Cohen a l s o announced the r e - a p p o i n t m e n t s o f Mi ss E l i z a b e t h B u t c h e r , A.M. (N.S.W. ) A d m i n i s t r a t o r , N a t i o n a l I n s t i t u t e o f Dr amat i c A r t as p a r t - t i m e Chairman o f t he T h e a t r e Board and Dr M a r g r i e t Bonn i n ( Ql d) C o - o r d i n a t o r , Queensl and F i l m and Drama C e n t r e , as a p a r t - t i m e member o f t he V i s u a l A r t s Boar d. These r e - a p p o i n t m e n t s are f o r one y e a r .. . . / ?

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The Communi t y A r t s Boar d i s c o n c e r n e d w i t h p r o v i d i n g w i d e r

c o m mu n i t y p a r t i c i p a t i o n i n t h e a r t s . The V i s u a l A r t s Boar d

p r o v i d e s a s s i s t a n c e t o i n d i v i d u a l s and o r g a n i s a t i o n s w o r k i n g

i n t h e v i s u a l a r t s i n A u s t r a l i a .

The L i t e r a t u r e Boar d and t h e T h e a t r e Boar d seek t o f o s t e r

t h e d e v e l o p m e n t o f a l l f o r m s o f c r e a t i v e l i t e r a t u r e and

t h e a t r e , r e s p e c t i v e l y .

" The a p p o i n t e e s w i l l b r i n g a wi d e r a n g e o f t a l e n t s and e x p e r i e n c e

t o a s s i s t t h e v a r i o u s Bo a r d s i n t h e i r d e l i b e r a t i o n s " , t h e

M i n i s t e r s a i d .

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