How we’re run

The governance and management of Australian Red Cross.

Australian Red Cross is governed by the Council of the Australian Red Cross Society and the Australian Red Cross Board.

The Board comprises up to 16 members who together oversee the role of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the organisation, and manages the Executive Team, which advises the CEO on key strategic and operational matters.


The Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), is the Patron of the Australian Red Cross Society.

Key documents

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