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

Ms Ruth Sandow

Ms Ruth Sandow

RFDS South Eastern 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

Malcolm White

Malcolm White

TAS Chair

George Merridew

Dr George Merridew

TAS Vice President

Robert Grey

Robert Grey

TAS Secretary/Public Officer

Sarah Merridew

Sarah Merridew

TAS Treasurer

Caroline Wells

Caroline Wells

TAS Board Member

Tim Maddock

Tim Maddock

TAS Board Member

Jan Davis

Jan Davis

TAS Board Member

Elizabeth Daly

Elizabeth Daly

TAS Board member

Dr Tim Mooney

Dr Tim Mooney

TAS Board member