Terry Garwood PSM


Terry was appointed a Director of Ports Victoria on 1 October 2022.


He is the Deputy Secretary, Land Services and First Peoples Group in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.


Terry is a senior Aboriginal public servant in the Victorian Public Service and has been an officer of the Victorian and Australian Public Services for over 40 years.


He has held a number of executive positions, including Executive Director, Freight, Logistics and Marine Division where he was responsible for freight and logistics policy. He has also held executive positions responsible for health, aged care, disability services, child protection, public housing and Aboriginal Affairs.


Terry has served on executive boards of a variety of organisations including, the Aborigines Advancement League Inc, Camp Jungai Co-operative Ltd, Museum of Victoria, the Centenary of Federation Committee, the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA Victoria) and is a Fellow of IPAA.


Terry was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2018 for distinguished public service and was inducted into the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll in the same year.


Board Committee membership

– People, Culture and Remuneration Committee