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

Elaine Sandow

Elaine (Ruth) Sandow

South Eastern President

Joan Treweeke

Joan Treweeke OAM

South Eastern Vice President

Anthony MacRae

Anthony MacRae

South Eastern Treasurer

Sanchia Treloar

Sanchia Treloar

South Eastern Board Member

Terry Clark

Terry Clark

South Eastern Board Member

Elizabeth Johnstone

Elizabeth Johnstone

South Eastern Board Member

David Lyle

Professor David Lyle

South Eastern Board Member

Alex Scamps

Captain Alex Scamps

South Eastern Board Member

Barry O Farrell

Barry O'Farrell

South Eastern Board Member