JOINT MEDIA RELEASE

Appointment to the Australia Post Board

MC 33/19

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

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield
Minister for Communications and the Arts
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Senator for Victoria

Date: Friday, 29 March 2019

The Government has appointed Mr Mario D’Orazio as a non-executive Director of the Board of Australia Post for a three year term.  

Mr D’Orazio has extensive executive and Board experience in the corporate, philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors. Mr D'Orazio has been the Managing Director of Channel 7 Perth, and a non-executive Director of Perth Stadium Management and health start-up company HealthEngine.  

He is currently Chairman of the Perth Public Art Foundation and Contemporary Dance Company of Western Australia, Board Member of the WA Academy of Performing Arts (Edith Cowan University), Director of the WA Opera and Australian Institute of Management WA, and Trustee of Telethon Trust. 

Mr D’Orazio has strong experience in managing digital transformation and is well-placed to support Australia Post as it continues to adapt to changes in its operating environment.

Shareholder Ministers congratulate Mr D’Orazio on his appointment and look forward to working with him and 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