Brendan Nelson announced as new Australian War Memorial chair, replacing Kerry Stokes

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated April 22 2022 - 7:40am, first published 7:30am
Australian War Memorial chair Dr Brendan Nelson. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Former war memorial director Dr Brendan Nelson has returned as a key figure in the national institution, replacing Kerry Stokes as its board's chair.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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