Chinese Garden of Friendship Advisory Committee Announced

Chinese Garden of Friendship Advisory Committee Announced

Chinese Garden of Friendship Advisory Committee Announced

 
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The NSW Government recently appointed five members to the newly formed Chinese Garden of Friendship advisory committee.

 

Providing independent advice on the long-term planning and strategic management of the Chinese Garden of Friendship inform a 10 year plan for the site, HCC welcome this positive state Govt initiative.

 

Minister for Finance, Services and Property Victor Dominello said the new committee brings a wealth of experience across business, arts and Chinese culture. 

 

"The Garden is one of the few authentic public Chinese gardens created outside of mainland China and is a unique place of cultural and community significance," he said.

 

Following an expression of interest process, the following members were appointed;

Mr Simon Chan - Director of Art Atrium and President of Haymarket Chamber of Commerce

Ms Oi Choong - Specialist landscape architect and consultant

Dr Stephen Whiteman - Lecturer in Asian Art, Sydney University and Chinese Gardens specialist

Mr Julian Siu - Senior Heritage consultant with GML Heritage

Ms Karen Soo - Haymarket Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee member and Partnerships Director, Diversity Council of Australia