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The ANZAC centenary advisory board was established by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet of Australia to organise the centenary commemorations of the Australian and jointly New Zealand contribution to the First World War.[1]

Board membersEdit

Position Name Notes
Chairman Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston ACAFC (Ret'd) former Chief of the Defence Force
Member Professor David Horner AM Official Historian of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations
Member The Hon. Arch Bevis Former Parliamentary Secretary for Defence
Member Major General Brian Howard AOMCESM (Ret'd) Board Member Royal Australian Regiment Corporation
Member Air Marshal Mark Binskin AC Vice Chief of the Defence Force, (Ex-Officio)
Member Jackie Huggins AM Adjunct Professor, Centre for Australian Indigenous History, Australian National University
Member Luke Bowen Executive Director of the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association
Member Simon Lewis PSM Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, (Ex-Officio)
Member Professor Christine Charles Chair of the Resources Technology Innovation Centre
Member The Hon. Sandy Macdonald Former Parliamentary Secretary for Defence
Member Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AORAN (Ret'd) National President of the Returned and Services League of Australia, (Ex-Officio)
Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council
Member Brigadier Bill Rolfe AO (Ret'd) Former Services Member of the Repatriation Commission
Member Major General His Excellency Martyn Dunne CNZM (Ret'd) New Zealand High Commissioner to Australia, (Ex-Officio)
Member His Honour Judge Rauf Soulio Chair of the Australian Multicultural Council
Member Professor Margaret Gardner AO Vice-Chancellor and President of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Member Peter FitzSimons AM Journalist and author
Member Kathryn Greiner AO Chair of Bio Tech Capital
Member Rear Admiral Davyd Thomas AOCSCRANR Former Deputy Chief of Navy
Member Sandy Hollway AO Former CEO and Board Member of the Sydney Organising Committee for the 2000 Olympic Games
Member Deborah Thomas Director of Media, Public Affairs and Brand Development, ACP Magazines


  1. 100 Years of ANZAC - Anzac Centenary Advisory Board - 2013

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