Dr Ron Brunton has been appointed director of the Australian Broadcasting Association.
Dr Brunton is currently director of Encompass Research Pty Ltd, an organisation involved in anthropological and socio-economic research. He has been a columnist for The Courier Mail since 1997 and was a senior fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs from 1995-2001.
Dr Brunton has lectured in anthropology at universities throughout Australia and at the University of Papa New Guinea. His appointment to the ABC board commenced May 1 and is for a duration of five years.
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