Simon has been appointed as the new Chair of Regional Arts Australia.
Regional Arts Australia Executive Director John Oster welcomed the appointment of Simon Spain. “Simon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role as Chairperson and I look forward to working closely with Simon to grow the organisation and seize new opportunities and partnerships to benefit regional and remote Australia.”
Simon paid tribute to outgoing Chairperson Kate Fielding following a fruitful and successful 4 years as leader of the organisation; “Kate provided strong leadership during a period of change for the organisation. I am grateful for her ongoing encouragement, guidance and commitment to Regional Arts Australia throughout these years. It is a privilege to succeed Kate and I thank her for all that she has done.”