National Council

This is the governing body of the Association, with the National Executive being elected every three years at a Triennial National Reunion / AGM /Conference held in all States by rotation. The National Executive comprises:

  • National President;
  • National Vice Presidents (3);
  • National Secretary;
  • Assistant National Secretary;
  • National Treasurer, and
  • National Membership Registrar

LCHs_LeaveCairns_23JUL2014A National Webmaster is appointed by the National Council.

The White Ensign Management Committee is appointed by the National Council and comprises a Chairman, Editor, Advertising Manager, Secretary and Treasurer and includes Distribution and Committee members.

A HMAS SYDNEY II Portal exists to manage the HMAS SYDNEY II Memorial website and associated activities including participation in the planning and ongoing management of the national HMAS SYDNEY II Memorial at Geraldton, WA.   The portal is manned by volunteers including the former IT Manager of the Finding Sydney Foundation and the former Chairman and the CEO.   All former directors voluntarily give their time to assist in the on-going development of HMAS SYDNEY II related matters.

National Council / National Executive / National Council Appointments:-

Photo of Mr Bruce Bowmaker
NATIONAL TREASURER National Executive Member
Cell Phone: 0403 243 795
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Photo of CMDR Peter Cooke-Russell RAN Rtd
ACTING NATIONAL SECRETARY / NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP REGISTRAR / ACT SECTION PRESIDENT National Executive Member / National Councillor
Home Phone: 02 6258 6892
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Photo of LCDR Kevin Drinkwater RANR Rtd
QUEENSLAND SECTION PRESIDENT National Councillor
Home Phone: 07 5576 3865 Cell Phone: 0409 623 239
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Photo of Mrs Cheryl Fittock
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SECTION PRESIDENT National Councillor
Home Phone: 08 8520 2113 (a/h) Cell Phone: 0409 924 620
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Photo of Mr Rodney ‘Barney’ Hanson
TASMANIAN SECTION PRESIDENT National Councillor
Home Phone: 03 6424 6252 Cell Phone: 0439 903654
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Cell Phone: 0477 160 097
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Photo of Mr James McDermott JP
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT National Executive Member
Home Phone: 03 6394 7729
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Photo of Mrs Pat McKay
NATIONAL ASSISTANT SECRETARY / HMAS SYDNEY II DATA MANAGER National Executive Member
Home Phone: 02 6495 4345 Cell Phone: 0422 063 996
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Photo of Mr Russell Pettis FAIM
NATIONAL PRESIDENT Chairman, National Executive & National Council
Home Phone: 03 9747 8404 Cell Phone: 0419 898 427
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Photo of Mr Brett Piraner
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT National Executive Member
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Photo of Mr Graham Savage
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT / AFFILIATES SECRETARY National Executive Member
Home Phone: 03 9781 2915 Cell Phone: 0407 301 418
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