Executive Director

Dr Christina Parolin

Director, Policy & Research

Dr Kylie Brass

Project Manager

Dr Julia Evans

Publications & Communications Coordinator (part-time)

Gillian Cosgrove

Project Officer

Liz Bradtke

Administration Officers (part-time)

Chris O'Neil
Ashleigh Scott

Role of the Secretariat

The Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Academy, including:
  • managing the Academy's programmes and events;
  • liaising with the public and the media;
  • publishing material on behalf of the Academy; 
  • facilitating links between the Council and Fellows of the Academy and the Government;
  • formulating policy in conjunction with the Council of the Academy and the Policy Committee;
  • undertaking research;
  • providing support and Fellowship services; and
  • liaising with international partners and allied organisations.

Contact Us

If you wish to contact a member of the Secretariat, or the Academy in general, please use our online contact form.

Alternatively you can email a specific Secretariat member using the format:
Address: 3 Liversidge Street
Acton, Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (+612) 6125 9860
Fax: (+612) 6125 9142