The objectives of Executive and Public Programs are to:

  • develop and maintain links between the Library and communities of shared interest, nationally and internationally
  • provide support to the Library's Council and Executive
  • liaise and act as a first point of contact with the Portfolio Department
  • support fundraising and sponsorship programs.

Assistant Director-General

  • Ms Cathy Pilgrim


Executive Support

  • Ms Rosemary Turner, Director
  • Ms Mary-Louise Weight, Community Heritage Grants
  • Ms Veronica Smith, Divisional Support Unit and Communications and Marketing 
  • Ms Elizabeth Mackenzie, Acting Council and Corporate Management Group Secretary
  • Ms Tara Nichols, Acting Communications & Marketing Manager
  • Ms Sally Hopman, Media Liaison
  • Ms Sarah Jaensch, Assistant to Director-General

Community Outreach

  • Ms Kathryn Favelle, Director
  • Mr Stuart Baines, Assistant Director
  • Mr Ben Pratten, Manager, Eduction
  • Mr Brendan Dahl, Manager, Events
  • Ms Sharyn O'Brien, Acting Manager, Community Partnerships & Development
  • Ms Eleanor Hing Fay, Manager, Outreach Support


  • Dr Guy Hansen, Director
  • Mr Peter Appleton, Assistant Director

Publishing, Sales & Promotion

  • Ms Susan Hall, Publisher, NLA Publishing
  • Ms Candice Cappe, Manager, Sales & Promotion