Lanie Chopping: the job I was born to do

13 December 2021

The new Director General of DLGSC Lanie Chopping, reveals her vision – and genuine enthusiasm – for the arts and culture portfolio in this podcast conversation.

“This job brought together my regulatory experience, management experience and strategic communications. I put my hand up and said that was the job I was born to do!”

Director General for the Department for Local Government, Sport and Cultural industries, Lanie Chopping, chats with Rosalind Appleby about the job she was born to do and her vision for the arts sector.

“There was laughter, there were tears and there were moments with that audience collectively that will live with you forever. You will never get that at a budget estimates at parliament! I am so privileged to be able to say that is part of my work, being part of something that is so genuinely transformational for the community.”

Seesaw podcast with Lanie Chopping, Director General of DLGSCI.

This interview was recorded with Lanie Chopping at the Department for Local Government, Sport and Cultural industries, Leederville, on 23 November 2022.

READ MORE about Lanie Chopping in “Opening doors for arts and culture”.

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Author —
Rosalind Appleby

Rosalind Appleby is an arts journalist, author and speaker. She is co-editor of Seesaw Magazine, author of Women of Note, and has written for The West Australian, The Guardian, The Australian, Limelight magazine and Opera magazine. She loves the percussion instruments which can be found in the uber cool parks.

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