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Statement on CEO Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture

Statement on behalf of the Acting Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Eva Lawler on the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Simonne Shepherd.

I would like to acknowledge the contribution Simonne Shepherd has made to the Territory during her time as CE of the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture.

Simonne brought a wealth of national and international experience and knowledge into this very challenging role, providing strong and steady leadership during her tenure.

On behalf of the NT Government, I thank her for her service and wish her the very best with her future endeavours.

Interim arrangements will be in place, with Mr Andrew Hopper initially acting in the role of Chief Executive Officer following Ms Shepherd’s departure.