The Royal Humane Society of Australasia

Patrons

Patron in Chief

Her Majesty the Queen

Senior Patron in Australia

His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

Patrons

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd)

Governor of New South Wales

The Honourable Linda Dessau AC

Governor of Victoria

The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC

Governor of Queensland

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His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC

Governor of South Australia

Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC

Governor of Western Australia

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC

Governor of Tasmania

His Honour the Honourable John Hardy AO
Administrator of the Northern Territory

Court of Directors
President

Honorary Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor John H Maynard

Vice Presidents

The Right Honourable the Lord Mayors of Melbourne,
Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and Darwin.
E.G. Kidd Robert W. Bett

David Arden RFD Graham Ashton AM APM Rosalind T Bodley Janne Bowen
James W C Brookes Catherine Cairns Professor Stephen Cordner AM Captain Graeme Keys RFD
Ian Knight Caroline Larkins Major General David J McLachlan AO A J Murphy AFSM
Denis A Roche John C Ross Letitia M H Shelton Trevor White AFSM

Secretary & Office Manager

Sue Cutler

Life Members

  • Ross M Campbell
    Ian D Cairns RFD RD
  • Roger T Jones OAM

Auditors

McLean Delmo Bentleys Audit Pty Ltd

Representatives of the Society

The following are the Honorary Correspondents of the Society:

Queensland - Ian Stewart APM, Commissioner of Police Brisbane, South Australia - Grant Stevens APM, Commissioner of Police Adelaide, Western Australia - Karl J O'Callaghan APM, Commissioner of Police Perth, Tasmania - Darren Hine APM, Commissioner of Police Hobart, Australian Capital Territory - Andrew Colvin OAM APM, Commissioner Australian Federal Police, Northern Territory - Reece P Kershaw APM, Commissioner of Police Darwin

Presidents

Inaugural President, 28th September, 1874 Hon. George Coppin MLC
First Annual Meeting, 26th July, 1875, elected Alex Kennedy Smith CE FRSSA

1876-1889 John Wilks JP 1937-1947 Rupert Wilks 1986-1992Sir Bernard Callinan AC CBE DSO MC
1889-1893 Sir Arthur Nicholson Bart 1947-1951 Major-General Sir Julius Bruche KCB CMG 1992-1999Sir Rupert Clarke Bt AM MBE
1893-1925 George Lush 1951-1971 L.R. Stillman OBE MC 1999-2013Ross M Campbell
1925-1937 Thomas Brentnall 1971-1986 Everard Bailieu CBE 2013-Associate Professor John H Maynard

Relief Fund

Associate Professor John H Maynard Director R.H.S. Nominees Pty Ltd Letitia M. H. Shelton Director of R.H.S Nominees Pty. Ltd
Robert W. Bett Director of R.H.S Nominees Pty. Ltd

James W C Brookes Director of R.H.S. Nominees Pty Ltd

E G Kidd Director of R.H.S Nominees Pty. Ltd

Advisory

Finance
James W C Brookes
Rosalind T Bodley
Eddie Kidd

Executive
President
Vice-President
Treasurer
Secretary

Fire
Roger T Jones
A J Murphy
Trevor White
Natural Disasters
Janne Bowen
Trevor White
Still Water
John Ross
Weapons
David Arden
David McLachlan

Medical
Catherine Cairns
Associate Professor John H Maynard
Letitia M H Shelton

Professor Stephen Cordner

Surf
Eddie Kidd
Ian Knight
Mining
Denis A. Roche
Police
Graham Ashton
Legal
Robert W Bett
Children
Caroline Larkins
Marine
Graeme Keys
Public Affairs
Electrical Aviation
David Arden
John Ross