Council Members

Members of the Commonwealth Day Council consist of key dignitaries from the government and business sector. We are volunteer members from a diverse range of skills and backgrounds.


Current Council Members are:


  • Janet Stewart, President
  • David Harvey, Vice President
  • Jason Collins, Vice President
  • Suzanne Blake
  • Marilyn Mackenzie
  • David Smallacombe
  • Annie Kiefer
  • Chris Rath, Hon Secretary
  • Tom O'Donnell, Hon Treasurer
  • David McCreadie.

Some Commonwealth Day Council members at the Commonwealth Day lunch in 2021.


We lost a great supporter of the Commonwealth Day Council and Australia Youth Trust with the sad passing of the Hon Max Willis RFD Ed CSI (centre above). Max passed away on Wednesday 18 August 2021 after a long battle with cancer.