Ministers for the Department of Communications and the Arts

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield

Minister for Communications

Minister for the Arts

Manager of Government Business in the Senate

Screen Australia Board appointments

20 March 2017

The Turnbull Government has announced three new appointments to the Screen Australia Board.

Ms Megan Brownlow has been appointed as Deputy Chair and she will be joined on the Board by Ms Joanna Werner and Ms Jenny Taing, all for three year terms.

Ms Brownlow has extensive experience in media and entertainment across digital, broadcast and video and specialises in monetisation strategies and research. Her experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a media and entertainment industry advisor will add a strong commercial element to the Board.

Ms Werner is a multi-award winning television producer and has worked on several acclaimed series including Dance Academy and Secret City. Ms Warner’s children’s content experience will be invaluable for the Board.

Ms Taing is an experienced financial services lawyer at Vanguard Investment Australia. Ms Taing’s regulatory and governance experience is across a range of sectors and will bring a high level of expertise to the Board.  

Screen Australia is a Federal Government Agency which seeks to develop and support screen projects, practitioners and businesses.

For more information about Screen Australia visit: screenaustralia.gov.au.

Media contact: Geraldine Mitchell | 0407 280 476 | Geraldine.Mitchell@communications.gov.au

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