Mr Tim Fairfax AC
Mr Tim Fairfax AC is a company director, pastoralist and philanthropist.
Chancellor of QUT, Tim is also Chairman of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, Director of the RNA Foundation and Director of Australian Philanthropic Services.
He is President of the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation, Deputy Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia and a member of the National Portrait Gallery Foundation.
Tim is Patron of the AMAQ Foundation, Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, the University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation and the Flying Arts Alliance Incorporated.
Tim takes an active leadership role in promoting philanthropy in Australia. He is passionate about supporting rural, remote and regional communities, particularly for students from low socio-economic backgrounds.
Tim has a range of business interests. He is a director of Cambooya Pty Ltd, Rawbelle Management Pty Ltd and is also Principal of TV Fairfax Pastoral, Strathbogie Pastoral Company and JH Fairfax & Son, which operate ten rural properties in Queensland and New South Wales involving beef cattle, fine wool and grain.