In 1997, he was Australia's Private Sector Representative to the First Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Business Forum held in London; and in 1999 led a delegation of senior Australian executives to New York promoting Australia, the Dynamic Success Story of the Asia Pacific - A Centre for Global Financial Services.
Dr Newman is currently Chairman of Melon Pastoral Pty Ltd; Macquarie University Foundation; Taronga Foundation; The Bradman Foundation; and The Australian Fathers' Day Council; Director, Queensland Investment Corporation; Advisor to the MMC Group of Companies; Trustee Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust; and Patron of CEDA.
He was appointed to the MARQ Services Advisory Board, in August 2012, and Honorary Professor in Public Diplomacy at the Soft Power Advocacy & Research Centre, Macquarie University in September 2012.
From September 2013, Dr Newman has been appointed Chairman-elect of the proposed Prime Minister Abbott's Business Advisory CouncilThis information is available on our website at www.newcrest.com.au and at www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited