Tourism Australia fills key role

Tourism Australia fills key role
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Tourism Australia has confirmed Karen Halbert will step into the role of general manager corporate affairs, vacated by Simon Westaway last month.

Halbert most recently worked as principal media relations advisor for mining giant Rio Tinto and previously held senior positions at the Macquarie Group and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.

She will take up the new role, based at TA's Sydney headquarters, on January 29, with responsibilities to include media and government relations, industry and employee communications and corporate strategy.

Westaway departed the tourism marketing organisation before Christmas to take up a new position at mining firm Orica.

 

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