Board Chair

B.A., B.Ed., FACE, FACEL, FIML

Following an extensive career in Education where he served as Chair of State and National sector organisations, and as a school principal for 25 years, Mr Newton chose to make his next contribution in the community welfare sector. He is a past Chair and member of the Board of Anglicare Victoria and is a communicant member of the Anglican Church. Mr Newton currently serves as a Trustee of the Hugh D.T. Williamson Foundation and as a Director of the Epworth Medical Foundation. Mr Newton was appointed to the BSL Board in November 2020 and became Chair in April 2021. He is also Chair of the Nominations, Governance & People Committee.