Defence
Religious Advisory Committee to the Services (RACS) advises the Chief of the Defence Force and the Service Chiefs on religious matters.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    8

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1981

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Revd Murray Earl 1 January 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Rev Garry Lock CSC 1 January 2015 Determined by the appointer
Member Monsignor Peter O'Keefe AM 23 November 2014 Determined by the appointer
Member Bishop Ian Lambert 1 January 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Revd Peter Phillips 31 December 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Rabbi Ralph Genende 22 September 2016 Determined by the appointer
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