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 Bishop Ian Lambert 1 January 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Monsignor Peter O'Keefe AM 23 November 2014 Determined by the appointer
Member Revd Murray Earl 2 December 2013 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
Member Rev Garry Lock CSC 1 January 2015 Determined by the appointer
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