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FOR PRESS: P.M. NO. 50/1969 - NEW CHAIRMAN OF ART ADVISORY BOARD - STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR JOHN GORTON

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Gorton, John

Period of Service: 10/01/1968 to 10/03/1971

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Release Date: 13/06/1969

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2070

FOR PRESS PM. No. 50,1969
NEW CHAIRMAN OF ART ADVISORY BOARD
Statement by the Prime Minister, Mr John Gorton
I have agreed to a request by Sir Daryl Lindsay, made
some iu. e ago, that he be permitted to step down as Chairman of
the Commone alth Art Advisory Board. He wishes to concentrate
his energies as Chairman of the Interim Council of the Australian
National Gallery, but has agreed to continue to serve as a member
of the Board.
Board and a
of the Board
a member.
appointment Mr W. A. Dargie, CBE, at present a member of the
distinguished artist, will become its Chairman.
Sir Daryl has given distinguished service as Chairman
, and I am glad his services will still be available as
I am delighted that Mr W. A. Dargie has accepted the
as Chairman.
CANBERRA, 13 Jupe 1969

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