Peter White is a proud Gamilaroi Murri from north-west NSW, who has forged a successful career within the creative and cultural heritage sector over the past twenty-six years. He is Chair of Regional Arts NSW and a Director of Regional Arts Australia.
Peter has held a number of positions in a range of major cultural institutions and Government arts agencies such as the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Australian Museum and Arts NSW. In these roles Peter has employed an extensive knowledge and skill base on the strategic development, management and evaluation of complex First People community engagement and development programs.
Peter’s passion is to assist and champion the inherent cultural rights of Australia’s First People communities in both managing and practising their own culture and to assist and guide the mainstream cultural and creative sector in effectively engaging with these communities for mutually respected benefits based on the principles of cultural authority.