Screen Queensland CEO receives Member of the Order of Australia

Maureen Barron was honoured “for service to the Australian film and television industry through administrative and representational roles” on Australia Day.

Barron was chair of the Australian Film Commission from 1997 to 2008, and over the years she has been involved with the National Film and Sound Archive, the Australian Film Institute, the Screen Producers Association of Australia and the Film Finance Corporation. She was appointed CEO of the troubled Pacific Film and Television Commission (now Screen Queensland) in July 2009, and is also a board member of Screenrights.


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