Defence
The company is a registered private health insurer that provides tailored health insurance and complementary products to the Defence community. The company operates as a not-for-profit restricted membership health insurer. Membership includes 6-10 Directors - Members appoint all directors by an ordinary resolution, however, one person is nominated by the Chief of Army and one by the Chief of the Air Force. The remaining 4 to 7 nominees are nominated on the basis of their specific qualifications and abilities to contribute to the business of the company.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    J. Joint Ventures, Partnerships and Interests in Other Companies

  • Established By / Under

    Corporations Act 2001 / Company / Trust Deed / Partnership

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    C. Other

  • Creation Date

    17 July 1987

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair MAJGEN Gregory Garde AO RFD (Ret'd) 1 April 2004 Determined by the appointer
Member WGCDR Amy Beck 13 December 2017 Determined by the appointer
Director Alan Beckett 1 January 2006 Determined by the appointer
Director Mr. Garry Richardson 26 February 2011 Determined by the appointer
Director Michael Bassingthwaighte 1 March 1999 Determined by the appointer
Director GPCAPT Susan Stothart 11 November 2016 Determined by the appointer
Director COL Anthony Hambelton AM CSC 11 February 2014 Determined by the appointer
Director Ms. Alice Williams 27 February 2010 Determined by the appointer
Director Julie Blackburn 22 November 2011 Determined by the appointer
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