ANROWS Chair: Sam Mostyn

20 April 2018 - 19 April 2022

Ms Mostyn has held roles across the corporate, government, sports, arts, international development and civil society fields; from Reconciliation Australia, the National Mental Health Commission and as Chief of the Defence Force's Women’s Advisory Group.

Catherine Halbert

Catherine Halbert

DIRECTOR - Appointed Director Commonwealth August 2018

From December 2017 Catherine Halbert has been the Group Manager Families and Communities Policy and Programs Group (FCPP).

Ed Mosby

Ed Mosby

DIRECTOR - Appointed Independent Director August 2017

Edward is a Torres Strait Islander born on Thursday Island, was raised in South West Queensland and has lived in Central Queensland for the past 20 years.

Jenny Morgan

DIRECTOR - Appointed Independent Director November 2018

Jenny Morgan is a Professor in Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, where she has worked since 1988. She has taught Criminal Law, Anti-Discrimination Law, Feminist Legal Theory and the introductory law course in the JD, Legal Method and Reasoning.

Jo Wood

DIRECTOR - Appointed Director ACT July 2018

Jo Wood joined the ACT Public Service in 2016, after significant experience in the Australian Public Service across employment, economic strategy, and Indigenous policy and program delivery areas and participation in the 2012 ANZSOG Executive Fellows Program.

Liza Balmer

DIRECTOR - Appointed Independent Director August 2017

Liza Balmer is the Deputy CEO of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council (NPYWC), the Aboriginal community controlled NGO provider of human services in the remote tri-state region of the NT, SA and WA.

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Louise Hicks


Louise is a seasoned company secretary qualified in law and accounting who has worked in both listed and unlisted environments over a 25-year career.

Marion Frere

DIRECTOR - (retired 27 July 2018, replacement pending)

Over the past 20 years, Marion has worked across government and university sectors, holding senior roles in operations, research and strategic policy development.

Pino Migliorino

Pino Migliorino

DIRECTOR - Appointed Independent Director March 2016

Pino is the founder and Managing Director of the Cultural Perspectives Group: Cultural Perspectives, DiverseWerks and CIRCA Research, sector leaders in consulting to, researching and communicating with CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia.

Victoria Hovane

Victoria Hovane

DIRECTOR - Appointed Independent Director May 2013

Professor Victoria Hovane is an Aboriginal woman from Broome in the Kimberley region of WA.

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Wendy Spencer

DIRECTOR - Appointed Director Tasmania February 2017

Wendy Spencer is the Director, Education Act Implementation and Organisational Change within Tasmania’s Department of Education.