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Resignation of Australian Research Council CEO


The Hon Jason Clare MP
Minister for Education

The CEO of the Australian Research Council, Ms Judi Zielke PSM has announced she will be stepping down from her role due to a health issue.

I would like to thank Ms Zielke for her leadership of the ARC and for helping to set this important organisation up for the future.

Ms Zielke has been a great source of advice and has guided the ARC through a period of positive change.

I wish Ms Zielke the best of health and thank her for everything she has done for research in Australia.

Her last day will be Friday, 8 December 2023 and Dr Richard Johnson will be Acting CEO.