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

Mark Gray

Mr Mark Gray

Qld Chair

Russell Postle

Russell Postle

Qld Deputy Chair

Robert Sable

Emeritus Professor Robert Stable

Qld Board Member

Michael Burnett

Mr Michael Burnett

Qld Board Member

Peter Gartshore

Mr Peter Gartshore

Qld Board Member

Julia Leeds

Mrs Julia Leeds (Dr Julia Fielding)

Qld Board Member

Desley Marshall

Dr Desley Marshall OAM

Qld Board Member

Sally-Anne Witherspoon

Mrs Sally-Anne Witherspoon

Qld Board Member

Bruce Scott

Bruce Scott

Qld Board Member

Georgie Somerset

Georgie Somerset

Qld Board Member