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Caroline Bowditch


Caroline Bowditch is the Chief Executive Officer/Artistic Director of Arts Access Victoria. She enjoyed an acclaimed career in the UK for over 16 years as a performance maker and industry leader. Caroline returned to Australia to lead Arts Access Victoria.

During her tenure, Caroline has developed strong partnerships with Arts Centre Melbourne, Regional Arts Victoria, MAV (formerly Multicultural Arts Victoria), Melbourne Fringe Festival, Music Victoria and many more.

Caroline’s strong advocacy has resulted in significant reform of funding programs for Deaf and Disabled artists. Caroline has overseen the organisation’s transition to hybrid delivery which emerged throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arts Access Victoria’s vision is cultural equity for all Deaf and Disabled people. Caroline’s leadership is grounded in delivering on this vision in the years ahead.