New director appointed to Bundanon Trust Board
The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Uncle Gerry Moore OAM as a director of the Bundanon Trust Board for a three-year term.
Bundanon Trust is an Australian cultural institution and living arts centre that supports the arts through its residency, education, exhibition and performance programs.
Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, said the appointment will support Bundanon’s commitment to working with First Nations communities and strengthening the connection to the natural environment.
“Bundanon is such a special place with strong links to culture, land and country. It’s vital we protect and support that.
“I know Uncle Gerry’s perspective will be invaluable and look forward to this appointment strengthening the future of Bundanon.”
Uncle Gerry Moore is a Yuin man from Wreck Bay on the south coast of New South Wales who is highly engaged with Bundanon, working to strengthen local community connections.
He has over 40 years' experience in Aboriginal affairs.
His previous positions include Chair of the Nowra Local Aboriginal Land Council and Chief Executive Officer of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care – Australia's peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families.
He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Aboriginal Legal Service New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.
In 2020, Uncle Gerry’s work as an Indigenous advocate was recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the Indigenous community.
The Bundanon collection and properties were gifted in trust to the Commonwealth in 1993 by renowned Australian artist Arthur Boyd and his wife Yvonne.