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Melbourne Showgrounds Unincorporated Joint Venture (UJV)

Melbourne Showgrounds is owned by Showgrounds Nominees an Unincorporated Joint Venture (UJV) between the Victorian State Government and the Melbourne Royal® (The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Limited).

Melbourne Royal manages the venue and the infrastructure is managed and maintained by BGIS on behalf of Showgrounds Nominees

Melbourne Showgrounds is part of an Unincorporated Joint Venture, a 50:50 joint venture between Melbourne Royal and the State Government of Victoria, led by Chair Karen Janiszewski. The principal activity of the joint venture is to carry out the redevelopment of the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Karen Janiszewski (Chair) – Joint Venture
Stephanie McGregor – Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR)
Martin Monro - DJPR
Olivia Leow - DJPR
Brad Jenkins - Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne Royal
Matt Coleman - Melbourne Royal
Brad Jenkins - Melbourne Royal
Darrin Grimsey - Melbourne Royal

Executive Leadership Team

Melbourne Showgrounds is managed by Melbourne Royal. The six members of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) provide strategic and operational leadership to Melbourne Royal and Melbourne Showgrounds. Together, the ELT develop strategies for each key business pillar and work with their staff to maintain a positive culture and ensure the organisation is operating efficiently and effectively. View Executive Leadership Team.