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The Vietnamese Museum Australia (ACN: 635 162 088) is overseen by a Board of Directors with decades of experience in museum activation and operation, community projects, governance, legal practice and risk management.


They are supported by an experienced Project team that are responsible for the day-to-day planning and development of the Museum. The Project team consists of a group of dedicated volunteers from the Vietnamese community who have donated their time and expertise to the Project.


A separate Trust (Vietnamese Museum Holding Ltd, a Public Ancillary Fund, ACN: 633 503 778) with 3 appointed Trustees are responsible for the handling and allocating of donated funds to build the Museum. This trust holds DGR status.


PwC are the legal advisers for the Project, and Konzepte Melbourne are lead architects.

The Project has full support from both State and Federal governments, and represents a major infrastructure project for the City of Maribyrnong.


Bruce Mildenhall

Acting Chairperson & Chair Governance (Policy) Committee

Director, Veterans Council of Victoria State Member for Footscray, 1992 - 2006

Phong Nguyen OAM

Director (on extended leave)

Former President of Vietnamese Community in Australia Vic & Federal

Kim Bui-Quang

Director, Deputy Operation Manager & Design and Construction Lead

Retired Enhancement Officer - Brimbank City Council

Loc Huu Lam

Director, Fundraising Lead

Retired Public Accountant/ Financial Planner

Tuanh Nguyen

Director & Company Secretary

Director (Legal) at PwC Australia, and Immediate Past President of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Hanh Do

Operation Manager, ITS & Policy Lead

Retired Senior Technology Specialist at Telstra, Teacher at Victorian School of Languages

Diep Nguyen

Contents and Collection Lead & Finance Lead

Retired IT Professional

Hung Le

Fundraising Coordinator

Global Customer Care – Ciena

Ryan Johnston

Exhibition Lead

Head of Academic Programs - Museums & Collections | Strategy and Culture at Melbourne University, Victoria


Quoc Viet Tran

Fundraising Secretary