Melbourne appointments

The University of Melbourne announces Ryan Johnston as inaugural director of the new Buxton Contemporary, home for the art collection, and money for a facility to house it, donated to the university by Michael Buxton in 2014. Mr Johnston joins from the Australian War Memorial.

Denise Varney will serve as dean of arts at the University of Melbourne, during the search for a successor to previous dean Mark Considine. Professor Considine has moved up to be UniMelb provost.


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