New appointment to Australia Post Board

MC 12/18

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Western Australia

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield
Minister for Communications
Minister for the Arts
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
Senator for Victoria

Date: Friday, 9 March 2018

The Turnbull Government has appointed Mr Tony Nutt as a non-executive director of the Australia Post Board for a term of three years.

With more than 35 years’ experience advising both Federal and State government, Mr Nutt brings strong leadership and governance expertise to the Board.

He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Notre Dame (Australia).

Mr Nutt has a wealth of experience, which includes more than ten years’ service as a Principal Adviser to former Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard OM AC and Chief of Staff to the former Attorney‑General, the Hon Daryl Williams AM QC.

He was also Federal and State Director of the Liberal Party of Australia, Director-General (Cabinet) and Principal Adviser to the former Premier of Victoria, the Hon Ted Baillieu.

Mr Nutt will bring a depth of knowledge and a range of skills to the Board including public policy and budget expertise, strategy development and implementation, and stakeholder relations.

Shareholder Ministers congratulated Mr Nutt on his appointment and look forward to continuing to work with the Australia Post Board.

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Media Contact(s)

For Minister Cormann: Karen Wu - 0428 350 139
For Minister Fifield: Geraldine Mitchell - 0407 280 476