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Katherine McMahon appointed as new Director
Katherine McMahon has been appointed as the new Director of the National Museum of Australia.
National Museum Council Chair Ben Maguire AM congratulated Ms McMahon on her appointment which he said has the unanimous support of the board.
‘The National Museum’s Council is delighted by this appointment – Katherine McMahon will provide the leadership, ambition and vision to build on the institution’s successes to date and drive the organisation through its next pivotal phase,’ Mr Maguire said.
‘We can’t wait to see where she takes the Museum in the years ahead’.
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