“We are thankful for Judi’s collaborative and consultative approach to the role, and for the way she has steered the ARC in a positive direction through change and new opportunities.
“Judi has, at all times, led with professionalism, care and respect for the sector.
“She leaves just as the ARC enters a new phase, including an almost complete end to political interference in merit-based decisions and the establishment of an independent Board.
“We regret that she will not be in place to oversee these important changes. Judi goes with our sincere best wishes for a swift recovery.
“We look forward to working with Dr Richard Johnson as acting Chief Executive Officer.”