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 To contact a GFA department or the GFA Office directly, you can use the form at this link: CONTACT FORM

However, in many cases we hope you will be able to find the information you are seeking from the menus at the top of this page.

GFA Office Address

Address:          The Gliding Federation of Australia

                        C4/1-13 The Gateway,

                        Broadmeadows, Vic.,3047

Telephone:      (03)9359 1613
 
Fax No:            (03)9359 9865

Office Hours:     (Mon-Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am to 3pm)

If you want to give feedback about the GFA or this site, or ask a question by email, please go to the Contact Form link above.  

All of the services available on the website are accessible through one of the menu options above.  Should you have any problems in accessing these services please contact us through tthe above form, or by calling the Office during office hours.

If you need to submit any documents, photos or other material by email, please send them attached to an email, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This includes Club Affiliations, Classified Advertising, returns of Airworthiness or Aircraft Registration paperwork, medical renewals, and anything else that needs to be sent.

For any general website issues, please contact Tim Shirley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GFA Officers

For obvious reasons we can't list personal addresses here, and since many GFA Officers are volunteers they don't have "company" phones and we can only list private phone numbers with their permission.  If there is a number or a contact missing in the list below, please understand that there is probably a good reason for this, and contact the Head of their department or the GFA Office for more information.

Role Name Phone Email
Executive      
President  Mandy Temple  0428 378 076  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vice President  Peter Cesco  0422 006 111  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary  Terry Cubley  0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer  David Shorter  03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Airworthiness  Andrew Simpson  0434 077 165  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Operations  Drew McKinnie  0447 655 717  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Sports  Greg Schmidt  0414 747 201  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Marketing and Development  Ian Caldwell 0401 483 067
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GFA Board      
Vic/Tas  Bob Hickman
   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vic/Tas Alternate  Ian Grant    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW   Ian Caldwell    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW Alternate  Michael Webster    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Queensland  Linsday Mitchell    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Queensland Alternate  Kerry Klein    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
South Australia  Brenton Swart    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
South Australia Alternate  Reg Moore    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Western Australia  Owen Jones    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Western Australia Alternate  Tom Holt    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Junior Gliding Club Representative  Nicholas Mather    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
     
GFA Admin Staff      
Executive Officer  Terry Cubley  0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Webmaster & IT Admin  Tim Shirley  0417 268 073  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Aircraft Registrations & Membership  Tanya Loriot  03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Membership & Classifieds & Sales,
Grants 

 Cathy Cassar  03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Airworthiness Administration  Fiona Northey  03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Finance Officer  Carol Baran  03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
Operations Contacts      

Executive Manager, Operations

EMERGENCY CONTACT

 Christopher Thorpe  0414 476 151  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair, Operations Panel  Drew McKinnie 0447 655 717  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations QLD  Ivor Harris  0499 536 963  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations NSW  Pat Barfield  0403 330 144  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations Vic/Tas  Noel Vagg  0427 364 008  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations SA/NT  Tom Leech  0400 900 903  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations WA  Allan Gartland  0417 094 553  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
National Manager Flying Training Operations and Standards (GLD), AAFC  Bill Gleeson-Barker  0408 443 009

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Airfield, Airspace & Avionics      
National AA&A Officer  Graham Brown  0412 155 117  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
AA&A Officer QLD  Mike Truitt  0409 464 118  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
AA&A Officer Vic/Tas  Chris Thorpe  0414 476 151

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AA&A Officer SA/NT  Geoff Wood  0419 803 093  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
AA&A Officer WA  Kevin Saunders  0407 775 146  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
GFA Safety Committee      
National Safety Manager  Stuart Ferguson  0419 797 508  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Manager QLD  Gary Chaplin    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Manager NSW  Brian Bailey
 0409 302 296  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Manager Vic/Tas  Mark White  0400 071 950  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Manager SA/NT  VACANT
Regional Safety Manager WA  Phil Dodd  0427 613 136  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
Airworthiness Contacts      
Chief Technical Officer  Dennis Stacey 0407 006 292  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair Airworthiness Department  Andrew Simpson 0434 077 165  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deputy Chair 1, Airworthiness Dept  Rob Hanbury
0429 082 520  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deputy Chair 2, Airworthiness Dept  Anthony Smith 0428 359 268  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air Qld
 Laurie Simpkins 0412 773 668  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air NSW  Arnie Hartley 0418 270 182  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air NSW
 Colin Veal 0419 600 055  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air Vic/Tas   Phil Organ 0407 315 511  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 Joe Luciani 0428 399 001  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air SA  Derek Spencer 0429 028 065  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
CatherineConway 0429 803 705  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air WA Rob Hanbury 0429 082 520  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
Sports Contacts      
FAI Certificates Officer

 Beryl Hartley

0407 459 581  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FAI Records Officer  Jenny Thompson 0417 629 782  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NCC Chair  Tom Claffey    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ITC Convenor  Miles Gore-Brown 0421 965 676  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
National Coaching Director  John Buchanan
0419 643 711  jbukes2@gmail.com
Coaching Convenor  VACANT
Sports Trophies Officer  VACANT  
IGC Rep  Terry Cubley 0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Awards and Tropies Officer  Tim Shirley 0417 268 073  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ASAC Alternate   Terry Cubley 0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ASAC Representative  Mandy Temple    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OSTIV  Morgan Sandercock 0428 433 484  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
Sports Committee      
Chair, Sports Committee  Greg Schmidt 0414 747 201  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Sport Vic/Tas  Tim Shirley 0417 268 073  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Sport WA  Greg Beecroft 0437 377 744
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RTO Sport Qld  Miles Gore Brown
0421 965 676  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Sport NSW  Mark Rowe
0403 307 363  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Sport SA/NT  Peter Temple 0427 396 034  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Junior Sports  Lachlan Brown
 0490 374 701  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
       
Marketing and Development      
Chair Marketing & Development  Ian Caldwell 0401 483 067   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RDO Development NSW  Ian Caldwell 0401 483 067  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RDO Development Vic/Tas  Vacant
RDO Development Qld  Kerry Klein 0439 757 838  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RDO Development SA  Eric Stauss
0403 127 053  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RDO Development WA  David Fosdick 0402 057 505  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Webmaster
Editor Gliding Australia
Media Relations
 Sean Young 0490 502 323  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Women in Gliding Representative  Wendy Medlicott 0428 499 774  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
GFA Legal Advisor  Paul Matthews 0438 980 674  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GFA Legal Advisor  Jay Anderson 0418 676 696  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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