Mr Tim Fairfax ACPatron
Mr Tim Fairfax AC is a Company Director, Pastoralist and Philanthropist, and was the 2016 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year.
Tim is Chairman of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation and director of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.
He is the current Chancellor at Queensland University of Technology, and is President of the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation, Deputy Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia Council and a member of the National Portrait Gallery Foundation.
Tim is Patron of the AMAQ Foundation, the University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation, Volunteers for Isolated Students Education 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 socioeconomic backgrounds.
Tim has a range of business interests. He operates ten rural properties in Queensland and New South Wales involving beef cattle, fine wool and grain.