Name: Lindy Allen

Role: Judge

Lindy is a highly-experienced senior executive currently operating Living-Proof Media, an independent consultancy to the arts offering services including documentation, evaluation, writing and editing for publication. Recent professional roles include Chief Executive Officer of Regional Arts Australia (2013-2014) and former Chief Executive Officer of Regional Arts Victoria (2004-2012).

During 2012-2013, Lindy was Executive Producer for the Centenary of Canberra’s largest national community engagement program, One River, spanning four states and a territory. Board roles include the Cultural Development Network and Winton Wetlands. Former board roles include the Narrandera-based arts organisation the CAD Factory, Lakes Entrance-based Aboriginal cultural organisation Wurrinbeena, Regional Arts Australia and the Australian Children’s Theatre Foundation.

Other roles include judge and mentor for the Victorian Tourism Industry Commission awards and Australia Day Ambassador. Professional qualifications include Bachelor of Arts (University of Melbourne), Graduate Diploma Arts Management (University of South Australia), photojournalism major, Bachelor of Creative Arts, Latrobe University, Bendigo and Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Lindy Allen 2018