To contact a GFA department or the GFA Office directly, you can use the form at this link: CONTACT FORM

However, in many cases we hope you will be able to find the information you are seeking from the menus at the top of this page.

GFA Office Address

Address:         The Gliding Federation of Australia

                        C4/1-13 The Gateway,

                        Broadmeadows, Vic.,3047

Telephone:     (03)9359 1613
 
     

Office Hours:     (Mon-Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am to 3pm) These hours are subject to change due to Staffing circumstances. Please call the office ahead if you intend to visit.

If you want to give feedback about the GFA or this site, or ask a question by email, please go to the Contact Form link above.  

All of the services available on the website are accessible through one of the menu options above.  Should you have any problems in accessing these services please contact us through tthe above form, or by calling the Office during office hours.

If you need to submit any documents, photos or other material by email, please send them attached to an email, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This includes Club Affiliations, Classified Advertising, returns of Airworthiness or Aircraft Registration paperwork, medical renewals, and anything else that needs to be sent.

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GFA Officers

For obvious reasons we can't list personal addresses here, and since many GFA Officers are volunteers they don't have "company" phones and we can only list private phone numbers with their permission.  If there is a number or a contact missing in the list below, please understand that there is probably a good reason for this, and contact the Head of their department or the GFA Office for more information.

Role Name Phone Email
Executive
President Peter Cesco 0422 006 111  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vice President Mark Lumpy Paterson 0487 531 265  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary Terry Cubley 0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer David Shorter 03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Airworthiness Andrew Simpson 0434 077 165  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Operations Pat Barfield 0403 088 551  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Soaring Development Jenny Thompson 0417 629 782  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Marketing and Development VACANT
Chair of S2F Mandy Temple 0428 378 076  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GFA Board
Vic/Tas Viv Drew  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vic/Tas Alternate Phil Henderson  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW Chris Stephens  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NSW Alternate Ian Caldwell  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Queensland Lindsay Mitchell  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Queensland Alternate Bob Kilpatrick  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
South Australia Brenton Swart  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
South Australia Alternate Steven Pegler  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Western Australia Greg Beecroft  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Western Australia Alternate Owen Jones  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Junior Gliding Club Representative James Nugent  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Junior Gliding Alternate David Collins  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
GFA Admin Staff
Executive Officer Terry Cubley 0408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Webmaster & IT Admin Tim Shirley  0417 268 073  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Aircraft Registrations & Adminstration  Tanya Loriot 03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Aircraft Registration & Administration  Fiona Northey 03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Finance Officer Carol Baran 03 9359 1613  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Operations Contacts

Executive Manager, Operations

EMERGENCY CONTACT

Christopher Thorpe 0414 476 151  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair, Operations Panel Pat Barfield 0403 330 144
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Regional Manager, Operations QLD Ivor Harris 0499 536 963  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations NSW Aaron Stroop 0412 867 672  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations Vic/Tas Alan Payne 0402 439 858  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations SA/NT Tom Leech 0400 900 903  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Regional Manager, Operations WA Allan Gartland 0417 094 557  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
National Manager Flying Training Operations and Standards (GLD), AAFC Dennis Medlow 0423 124 555

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Airfield, Airspace & Avionics
National AA&A Officer & NSW  Graham Brown 0412 155 117 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
AA&A Officer QLD David Jansen 0409 592 747

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AA&A Officer Vic/Tas Christopher Thorpe 0414 476 151

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AA&A Officer SA/NT Pete Temple 0427 396 034  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
AA&A Officer WA Michael Eales 0409 105 428  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
National Safety Manager Sidney Dekker  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Airworthiness Contacts
Chief Technical Officer Dennis Stacey 0407 006 292  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair Airworthiness Department Andrew Simpson 0434 077 165  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deputy Chair 1, Airworthiness Dept Rob Hanbury
0429 082 520  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deputy Chair 2, Airworthiness Dept Anthony Smith 0428 359 268  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air Qld Lindsay Mitchell 0419 280 811 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air Qld
David Villiers 0419 275 341 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
RTO Air NSW Arnie Hartley 0418 270 182  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air NSW
Colin Veal 0419 600 055  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air Vic/Tas  Phil Organ 0407 315 511  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Joe Luciani 0428 399 001  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air SA Derek Spencer 0429 028 065
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Cath Conway 0429 803 705  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RTO Air WA Rob Hanbury 0429 082 520  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Soaring Development Panel 
Chair Soaring Development  Jenny Thompson 0417 629 782 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Soaring Development Manager Vic/Tas Matt Gage 0421 138 990 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Soaring Development Manager NSW TBA    
Soaring Development Manager QLD Miles Gore-Brown 0421 965 676 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Soaring Development Manager SA/NT Craig Vinall 0416 236 662 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Soaring Development Manager WA Arnold Geerlings 0450 221 661  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
       
FAI Certificates Officer

Beryl Hartley

0407 459 581  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FAI Records Officer Beryl Hartley 0407 459 581  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NCC Chair Allan Barnes 0403 948 928  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ITC Convenor TBA
National Coaching Director Peter Temple 0427396034 pThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coaching Convenor  VACANT
Sports Trophies Officer  VACANT
IGC Rep Mandy Temple 0428 378 076 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Awards and Tropies Officer VACANT
ASAC Representative Terry Cubley 0408 085 988 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ASAC Alternate Peter Cesco,Jenny Thompson 0422 006 111 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OSTIV Murray Stimson 0466 521 142  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair Marketing & Development Contact Terry Cubley  408 085 988  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Webmaster
Editor Gliding Australia
Media Relations
Sean Young 0490 502 323  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Gliding Diversity Representative Wendy Medlicott 0428 499 774  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Investment Committee Dave Shorter
  Chris Bowman    
  Pete Cesco    
       
GFA Legal Advisor Paul Matthews 0438 980 674
GFA Legal Advisor Jay Anderson 0418 676 696  

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