Governance

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is made up of seven legal entities operating around Australia, under a federated structure, and working together under a joint venture agreement.

Each of the entities are independent, both financially and operationally, with their own Board and management. Each entity is a charity, registered with and regulated by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission.

The entities are: RFDS Central Operations, RFDS Queensland Section, RFDS South Eastern Section, RFDS Victorian Section, RFDS Tasmania, RFDS Western Operations, and the last is RFDS of Australia (located in Canberra).

Ms Amanda Vanstone

Ms Amanda Vanstone

Federation Chair and Independent Director

Mr Michael Reid

Mr Michael Reid

Independent Director

Ms Loretta Reynolds

Ms Loretta Reynolds

RFDS Central Operations Rep

Mr Denis Henry

Mr Denis Henry

RFDS Victoria Rep

Mr Lyell Strambi

Mr Lyell Strambi

RFDS South Eastern Ops Rep

Erica Smyth

Ms Erica Smyth

RFDS Western Operations Rep

Mr Malcolm White

Mr Malcolm White

RFDS Tasmania Rep

Mary Gray

Mr Mark Gray

RFDS Queensland Rep

Denis Henry

Denis Henry

VIC Chair

Robyn Lardner

Robyn Lardner

VIC Deputy Chair

Bernie Delaney

Bernie Delaney

VIC Board Member

Damien Bruce

Damien Bruce

VIC Board Member

Talei Deacon

Talei Deacon

VIC Board Member