Carol Duncan is an experienced media and local government professional with extensive broadcast journalism across Australia, and a casual academic in the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries at the University of Newcastle.
A resident in Newcastle since 1993, Carol has served on the HMRI and Newcastle Art Gallery Foundations and is the founder of the Lost Newcastle community history group of some 70,000 members.
Carol has been recognised by the Walkley Foundation, the NSW Premier’s Office, and the NSW Cancer Council for her work as a journalist. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
She is committed to the continued development of Newcastle as a city of opportunity for health, education, arts, and culture.
Carol is a member of the NSW Public Libraries Association and an alternate member on the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel.
Membership on City of Newcastle Committees:
- Chair, Community and Culture Advisory Committee
- Chair, Public Art Advisory Committee
- Member, Audit and Risk Committee
Membership on External Committees:
- Member, NSW Public Libraries Association
- Alternate Member, Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel