NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.
Rebecca is the Property and Strategic Projects Manager at the National Film and Sound Archive and is a proud Canberran with 20 years’ experience in public-centred roles in national collecting institutions.
Rebecca started her career in the visitor services team at Questacon. She spent 16 years at the National Museum of Australia, training the first visitor services team for opening in 2001, and managing exhibitions and interpretative projects and redeveloping permanent gallery spaces. While managing travelling exhibitions, she was able to travel extensively and work with people who value and support cultural life in their communities across Australia. Rebecca learnt the art of being an Australian public servant at the Department of Communications and the Arts, managing a range of funding programs and developing collections policy.
Rebecca is committed to the development of the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) industry and is an active member of the Australian Museum and Galleries Association (AMAGA). She is Co-Chair of the 2020 National Conference. Her work with AMAGA includes current efforts to deliver greater professional development to cultural workers in museums and galleries across Australia and the implementation of the Indigenous Road Map.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts and a Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management.
She is a Board member of Craft ACT.