The Australian Marketing Institute announces its 2019 awards, notably; CMO of the year: Fabian Marrone (Monash U). Market and Consumer Research Insights: Bastion Insights and Deakin U (recruitment campaign for nutrition masters). Product/Service revitalisation: Destination Group and Francis Farrelly (RMIT)
Learned readers report the UNSW Council has extended David Gonski‘s term as chancellor to 2023.
Ever-announcing Health Minister Greg Hunt, appoints the Primary Health Reform Steering Group. Members from the HE community include, Ewen McPhee (Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine) and Claire Jackson (Uni Queensland).
In July Peter Yu will become director of the ANU’s National Centre for Indigenous Studies. He is chief executive officer of the Yawuru Corporate Group and a member of ANU’s council. He succeeds Mick Dodson who VC Brian Schmidt says, “made an extraordinary difference to ANU and the Indigenous research landscape.”