Anne Arnold- Deputy Chair

Anne is the former Chief Executive of the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia. She has been involved in property, planning, real estate and housing throughout her 25-year career including Executive Director of UDIA WA (1989-1998), Deputy Chair of the Western Australian Planning Commission (1996-1999) and as the inaugural Director of the Office of Housing Policy (1999-2002). She has had an ongoing interest in heritage and its impact on property owners since she was involved in co-ordinating development industry comment on the Heritage Bill in the early nineties. She believes that the Heritage Council should be focused on educating and convincing owners of the benefits of a heritage listing and working with them to assist in optimising the commercial viability of any development of their properties.

Qualifications and background

  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Western Australia
  • Chief Executive, Real Estate Institute of WA, 2004 to date
  • Executive Director, Office of Policy and Planning, Department of Housing and Works, 2001-2003
  • Director, Office of Housing Policy, WA Government, 1999-2001
  • Executive Director, Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA Division)  1988-1998
  • Member, Western Australian Planning Commission 1993-1999

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Heritage is integral to the vibrant life and prosperity of Western Australia.
General Enquiries

Level 2, 491 Wellington Street, Perth WA 6000

PO Box 7479
Cloisters Square PO WA 6850

T: (08) 6552 4000
Freecall (regional): 1800 52 4000
F: (08) 6552 4001
info@stateheritage.wa.gov.au