Council of the Society of Australian Red Cross

Meeting once a year at the Annual General Meeting, the Council's responsibilities include receiving reports and financial statements and electing and appointing Office Bearers and 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.

Members of the Council

Australian Red Cross Board Members

Special Councillors
John Pinney AM, Diane Buckles and Anne Macarthur

Council members appointed or elected by each Divisional Advisory Board:

ACT Division
Wendy Prowse, Ritu Clementi, Noel Thilakan, Philip Kimpton and Emily Michell

NSW Division
John Scott Maclennan, Sally Dwyer, Kerrie Gray, Nick Young and Olivia Lennon

NT Division
Kathleen Cole, Tanyah Nasir, Georgia Hagias, Devendra Patel and Tarn Kaldor

QLD Division
Winifred Smith, Gavin Scott, Dr Rain Liivoja, Shannon Bowe and Hayley Payne

SA Division
Keith Wilson, Val Smyth PSM, Rose Rhodes PSM and Bruce March PSM

TAS Division
Rita Richards, Frances Maxwell, Janet Carty, Christopher Williams and Mia Arnott

VIC Division
Dr Garry Nolan AM, Bianca Goebel, Tina Hosseini, Elizabeth Grant and Eksath Bhareti

WA Division
Lara Pratt, Karyn Collins and Kathryn Sharpe

This page was updated 21 July 2022.

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