ACOCO works, thanks to a nimble and dynamic team.
Our core and regular project team members are a powerhouse of expertise, experience, and boundless dedication, combining their talents to craft specialist programs and awe-inspiring performances.
As we approach our fifteenth year, we're overflowing with gratitude for the incredible journey we've shared with fellow creative souls.
ACOCO brings a kaleidoscope of thoughts, skills, and expertise to the stage, with a single purpose — to sing stories of today and tomorrow.
ACOCO is an incorporated association - a registered legal entity established for cultural and charitable purposes. Our organisation complies with requirements of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.
ACOCO is registered as a Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Concession Charity with ACNC / ATO Register of Cultural Organisations, for the charitable purpose of Advancing arts and culture and Advancing Education. Donations to Australian Contemporary Opera Fund are tax-deductible.
Past board members
In appreciation of ongoing advocacy and financial support
Simon Lewis & Hannah Durack
Liz Nield OAM
Former Director, External Relations National Portrait Gallery
Philanthropy Director, Opera Australia 1999-2018
CEO, Mornington Peninsula Foundation
Paul Gardner OAM
Sponsorship - Sales & Media
Natalie O'Brien AM
CEO, Melbourne Exhibition & Conference Centre
Founding CEO Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
CEO, Melbourne Recital Centre
Former GM, Opera Queensland and OzOpera