WHO IS THE NEW ACTING ABC CHAIR DR KIRSTIN FERGUSON?
* After completing high school in Sydney, Dr Ferguson began her career with the Royal Australian Air Force. She trained as a cadet in Canberra - where she graduated as dux for academic and military performance - whilst completing a Bachelor of Arts through the University of NSW.
* After training, Dr Ferguson spent three years working as a Flight Lieutenant in Brisbane, where she also studied law at the Queensland University of Technology. She left the RAAF in 1998.