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Director, First Nations

Australian Museum

The Director, First Nations is accountable for the direction, policy development, operations, and performance of the newly created First Nations Division, comprising the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, the Pacific collection, and First Nations curatorial initiatives. Reporting to the Director and CEO of the Australian Museum, this is a role that will elevate and preference First Nations voices within the interpretation of their Collections. This will include identifying opportunities to develop this new division, setting the division’s goals and objectives, consistent with those of the AM, and playing a significant role in fulfilling the Australian Museum’s corporate strategic plan. The role constitutes a foundational opportunity to assist the Museum in moving beyond its colonial past toward a more connected future with First Nations stakeholders and knowledge holders.

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