Helen O’Neil

Helen O’Neil is Executive Director of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and is a graduate of the University of Melbourne (BA) and Harvard University (Master of Public Administration).

Helen began her career as a journalist and reported on politics with ABC Radio and TV before moving into media and broadcasting policy issues first as a government adviser and then as a corporate manager.

She worked for News Limited on Pay TV and media regulatory issues, was part of the management team for the Foxtel start-up and was a Director of the Australian Film Finance Corporation.


Ratbags at the gates

EssayShortlisted, 2009 Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize, The Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public DebateON A JULY evening in Sydney in 1955, the nation's arts establishment gathered to celebrate the beginning of a new era in Australian culture....

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