Rachael Shanahan

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Director, StudyNT, Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Rachael works across the NT Government and with business and community stakeholders to promote the NT to international students.

StudyNT was established as part of the NT international education and training strategy. Rachael led the team which developed the strategy. She has extensive experience in developing strategic policy and advice to government ranging from climate change to radioactive waste facilities and including reviewing Ombudsman legislation.

She was the recipient of a 2016 Australian Government Endeavour Executive Fellowship to Canada, examining effective community and student engagement policies and actions to grow the international education and training sector.

She holds an MBA from Charles Darwin University and a bachelor degree with honours in economics from the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Last updated: 15 January 2021

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