Mary Stuart is Director and CEO, Luna Park Melbourne. High level Non‐ Executive Director experience in the corporate and NFP sectors. Former ACTU Officer with national industry responsibilities and high level expertise in Industrial Relations, Industry Restructuring, Government, negotiation, policy development and strategy. Responsible for establishing Organising Works and The Trade Union Training Association and the Whitlam Lecture Series. Mary was a founder of Australians for Just Refugee Programs and has held a number of State and Federal government statutory appointments. Director on a number of companies and not for profit organisations including the National Industry Associate for Theme Parks, AALARA, Child Labour Schools Company (ILO overseas aid project in India).
Helen Morgan is a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne’s eScholarship Research Centre. A historian with archival, publishing and editing qualifications, she has worked as information architect and exhibition designer on the Australian Women’s Archives Project since its inception in 2000, and is co-editor of the Australian Women’s Register.
Non-executive director, consultant, author, High level experience in media, government and NFP sectors. Mary Delahunty is an award-winning ABC journalist/presenter, former senior Government Minister in Education, Arts, Women's Affairs, Planning. Director, National Library of Australia, Chair McClelland Sculpture Ltd, Emeritus advisor, Harold Mitchell Foundation and Centre for Advancing Journalism Melbourne University.
Penelope Lee has an extensive experience in the museum/gallery sector with a particular focus on education, community engagement, project management and policy development. Penelope is also practicing artist and mental health clinician, previously working at The Dax Centre and artist-run spaces. She commenced as Her Place General Manager in January 2016.
Diane Gardiner was General Manager Old Treasury Building 2010-2015. Former Public Record Office Victoria Manager Community Access, Online Access and Koorie Records Unit; National Trust of Australia Victoria Old Melbourne Gaol Manager Exhibitions & Public Programs. Former Chair History Council Victoria. Executive member, Museums Australia Victoria. President La Trobe Society ongoing. 2004 Churchill Fellow. 2013 Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Excellence (Paid Staff). Member, Order of Australia 2015.
BA(Hons), LLB, LLM, MAICD, Mayor Emeritus
Originally a corporate governance lawyer, Amanda has held a number of executive leadership roles in federal, state government regulators such as Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Victorian Building Authority.
Amanda was also an elected representative in local government with three consecutive years as the Mayor of the City of Port Phillip. She is a highly experienced board member serving on numerous boards including chairing the South Melbourne Market for four years, member Audit and Risk Committee City of Port Phillip, member Gasworks Arts Park board. Amanda is currently on the board member of Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision, We Ride, a national not for profit and the AFLW advisory committee at St Kilda Football Club.
Amanda is a passionate St Kilda supporter, she loves spending time with her family, husband Chris, daughters Elizabeth and Georgia and greyhound Stella. She enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, movies and enjoying good food and wine with friends and family.
Dianne Hall is a senior lecturer in History at Victoria University, Melbourne. She has published extensively on histories of women, religion and memory in Australia and Europe.
Patricia Grimshaw is Emeritus Professor, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, The University of Melbourne. President, International Federation for Research in Women's History. Fostered the Australian Women's Archive Project and lead the online Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth Century Australia. Fellow, Academy of the Humanities in Australia, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia. Officer, Order of Australia 2017.
Executive Officer, Australian Women's Archives Project established in 2000 to promote the protection of women's archival heritage. Nikki Henningham has a PhD in Australian women’s history and is an experienced oral history practitioner. She is co-editor of the Australian Women's Register, for which she has contributed over 1000 entries.
Judith Smart is an Adjunct Professor, RMIT University; Deputy Chair, History Council of Victoria; Councillor, Royal Historical Society of Victoria 2007–2017; Vice-president Federation of Australian Historical Societies 2011–2016. Published extensively on Australian women’s organisations in the first half of the 20th century, as well as on women and political protest, women and religion, and the social history of the home front in Victoria during World War I. Co-editor with Shurlee Swain of The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, an online reference tool at http://www.womenaustralia.info/leaders/index.htm