"Design is crucial to the way we experience the world, design our cities and function on a day to day basis. The Australian Design Centre has an essential role in helping us do it well."
"Great design and great artists are core to how we live and exist and it gives me hope that I'm a small part of that."
"My life in an arts and cultural environment has given enormous satisfaction, fulfilment and enjoyment … I’m pleased to give back to it.".