RAAF Veterans' Residences Trust was established by a for the purpose of providing residences for former members of the Air Force and their families who are in necessitous circumstances. The capital of the Trust was created from a prize captured by Commonwealth Air Forces during World War II. The Air Force share of the prize money amounted to $458,000. Over the years, this money has been invested and applied to obtain 76 residences throughout Australia. They are located in: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart. The residences generally comprises a one or two-bedroom unfurnished but self-contained unit.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    12 December 1953

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair AIRCDRE David E Tindal AM Retd 12 February 2007 Determined by the appointer
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Peter L Finkelstein RFD LLB 5 September 1995 Determined by the appointer
Director/Non-Executive Director SQNLDR Michelle Oakden 10 March 2011 Determined by the appointer
Director/Non-Executive Director WGCDR Michelle McPhail 8 April 2020 Determined by the appointer
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