Appointment to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Simon Pryce as Commonwealth representative to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board for three years.

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that develops high quality children’s drama and educational resources. 

The Foundation aims to make Australian children’s lives better through screen content that reflects our culture and values.

Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, said Mr Pryce’s extensive experience entertaining children in Australia and abroad make him the perfect choice for the board.

“You’d struggle to find a more well-known or beloved figure in Australian’s children’s television than the Red Wiggle.

“Simon is a staple of living rooms and TV screens across Australia and the world.

“I’m confident that Simon’s experience in children’s entertainment will be a great asset to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board.” 

Mr Pryce welcomed the chance to help build the future of Australian children’s entertainment.

“I’ve been very grateful for the opportunity that I’ve had to be involved in children’s entertainment as part of The Wiggles. 

“Joining the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board is a chance to give back and to see the growth of children’s entertainment in Australia.”

Mr Simon Pryce is an Australian children's entertainer, singer and actor. He has a strong commitment to, and considerable experience in, the Australian children’s entertainment industry. He is best known for his work as the Red Wiggle, in The Wiggles. Mr Pryce started as a performer in The Wiggles in 2002 and has been the Red Wiggle since 2013. 

More information about the board can be found here.