Defence
Defence Housing Australia (DHA) provides housing for members of the Australian Defence Force and their families. Formerly known as the Defence Housing Authority (renamed in 2006), DHA reports to the Minister for Defence and the Minister for Finance. DHA is prescribed as a Government Business Enterprise under regulation 4 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1988

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair The Hon. John Alexander (Sandy) Macdonald 12 February 2015 11 February 2018
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Andrea Galloway 9 November 2016 8 November 2019
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Martin Brady AO 22 June 2017 21 June 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Robert Fisher AM 4 February 2016 3 February 2019
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Janice (Jan) Williams 12 June 2016 11 June 2019
Director/Non-Executive Director The Hon. Alan Ferguson 12 February 2015 11 February 2018
Director/Non-Executive Director CDRE Vicki McConachie CSC RANR 5 December 2016 4 December 2019
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Ms. Jan Mason 2 November 2016 1 November 2021
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Ewen Jones 21 December 2016 20 December 2019
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