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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
 
     

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 Peter Cesco 0422 006 111  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vice President Lindsay Mitchell 0419 280 811  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 Jenny Thompson 0417 629 782  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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Chair of S2F Mandy Temple 0428 378 076  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GFA Board      
Vic/Tas Ian Grant    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 Chris Stephens    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW Alternate Ian Caldwell    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 Alan Payne 0402 439 858  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 Christopher 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 Contacts      
Regional Safety Manager Stuart Ferguson 0419 797 508  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Advisor QLD Gary Chaplin    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">
Regional Safety Advisor NSW Mike Cleaver 0403 840 607   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Advisor Vic/Tas Mark White 0400 071 950  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Advisor SA/NT Patrick Pulis 0418 850 156  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Safety Advisor 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
David Villiers 0419 275 341 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
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Cath Conway 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
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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 0428 378 076 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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 Jenny Thompson 0417 629 782  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Sport Vic/Tas Matt Gage 0421 382 990 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
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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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