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AFTRS strategy and governance helps the school maintain clarity of purpose and transparency in its processes as well as supporting decision-making at all levels of the organisation. We support all AFTRS departments with policy, planning, reporting and strategic direction and liaise with Government to ensure we are working effectively as a collaborative statutory authority. We collaborate with industry, including on research and innovation projects around developments in storytelling and technology, and in deepening the school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. A stand-alone Indigenous Unit supports Indigenous practitioners and ensures that Australian storytelling is inclusive of the Indigenous voice, by embedding awareness and good practice across all the teaching and activities of the school. We work to ensure that the AFTRS key role in finding, developing and supporting Australian storytelling talent is understood and reflected in all our decisions.

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    Georgie McClean

    Dr. Georgie McClean is a media/arts professional with over 15 years’ exp...

    Georgie McClean

    Dr. Georgie McClean is a media/arts professional with over 15 years’ experience in high-level strategy, thought leadership, communications, policy and research. She has led deep engagement with the issues and…

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    CEO Office

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    Kyas Sherriff

    Kyas Sherriff has worked across feature films, documentaries, TV series an...

    Kyas Sherriff

    Kyas Sherriff has worked across feature films, documentaries, TV series and shorts. As an integral member of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Kyas helped bring popular and critically acclaimed content to…

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    Head of Indigenous

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