Meeting at least once a year, National Council's responsibilities include receiving reports and the financial statements, electing Office Bearers, and appointing Additional Board Members.
The Council is made up of the President and 53 voting members, including all members of the Australian Red Cross Board, up to six Special Councillors and 32 members elected or appointed by the Divisional Advisory Boards of each state and territory, one of whom must be a youth member from each state and territory.
Winifred Smith AM, Rose Rhodes, John Pinney AM, Dianne Buckles and Anne Macarthur OAM
Council members appointed or elected by each Divisional Advisory Board:
Emily Mitchell, Noel Thilakan, Alexandra Lia, and Philip Kimpton
John Maclennan, Ané Coetzee, Valmae Ryan, Annette Ruhotas Morgan, and June Hutchinson
Kathleen Cole, Georgia Hagias, Tarn Kaldor, and Tanyah Nasir
Helen Clarke, Gavin Scott, Rain Liivoja, and Sarah Bradley
Keith Wilson, Marielle Intveld, Valerie Smyth, Patricia Pearson, and Bruce March
Melanie Ross, Mia Arnott, Rita Richards, Howard Colvin, and Steven Phipps
Garry Nolan AM, Bianca Goebel, and Tina Hosseini
Karyn Collins, Callum Lindsay, Lara Pratt, Kapila Karunaratna, and Kristy Bizzaca
This page was updated 10 July 2023.