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.
John Pinney AM, Diane Buckles and Anne Macarthur
Council members appointed or elected by each Divisional Advisory Board:
Wendy Prowse, Ritu Clementi, Noel Thilakan, Philip Kimpton and Emily Michell
John Scott Maclennan, Sally Dwyer, Kerrie Gray, Nick Young and Olivia Lennon
Kathleen Cole, Tanyah Nasir, Georgia Hagias, Devendra Patel and Tarn Kaldor
Winifred Smith, Gavin Scott, Dr Rain Liivoja, Shannon Bowe and Hayley Payne
Keith Wilson, Val Smyth PSM, Rose Rhodes PSM, Bruce March PSM and Anita Chaplin
Rita Richards, Frances Maxwell, Janet Carty, Christopher Williams and Mia Arnott
Dr Garry Nolan AM, Bianca Goebel, Tina Hosseini, Elizabeth Grant and Eksath Bhareti
Aisling Blackmore, Lara Pratt, Karyn Collins and Kathryn Sharpe
This page was updated 25 January 2022.