Members of the DEFGLIS Board. The Board meets once a month to provide governance and management of the DEFGLIS Association. Members of the Board are the responsible persons for DEFGLIS and are reported to the Australian Charities and Not For Profits Commission which is the authority for such information.

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  • Vince Chong

    Vince Chong



    Media - Please contact Vince Chong in his DEFGLIS capacity via the contact form below. For comment or interview from Vince Chong in his Defence capacity, please contact Defence Media Operations on 02 6127 1999. Vince Chong is an aerospace engineer specialising in system safety, ...

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  • James Smith

    James Smith

    Secretary and Communications Director


    James joined defence in 2013 where he was appointed to the Royal Military College - Duntroon as a Staff Cadet. James was appointed as the DEFGLIS Communications Director in 2013 and the DEFGLIS Secretary in 2016, he enjoys the extra commitment and envolvement within both the DEFGLIS and wider LGBTI ...

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  • Donna Harding

    Donna Harding

    Vice President / Transgender Adviser

    Donna Harding is RAANC Officer. She joined the Australian Army Reserves in 2000, transferring to the Regular Army in October 2004. Donna is a transgender female who transitioned in the work place. Donna has established and worked in community organisations. Donna has an interest in providing ...

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  • Ellen Zyla

    Ellen Zyla



    Able Seaman Ellen Zyla joined the Royal Australian Navy in 2003 as a Musician. She was posted to the Sydney Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band after completing her initial recruit training course. Over the past 11 years, Ellen has served in HMA Ships TOBRUK, ADELAIDE and KANIMBLA as well ...

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  • Catherine Humphries

    Catherine Humphries

    Intersex and Transgender Adviser / Ordinary Member

    Catherine Humphries is a Ground Defence Officer and a Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air Force.  She joined the RAAF in 1997 and was initially trained by the Australian Army at the Royal Military College – Duntroon, and the School of Infantry at Singleton. Following graduation ...

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  • Stuart Martin

    Stuart Martin

    Board Member and Melbourne Co-ordinator


    Hello everyone, As you have worked out I'm the Melbourne Co-ordinator.  I am a Social Worker, employed at Victoria University, prior to working at Victoria University I was a federal Public Servant employed in Policy related positions in several departments. Many years ago I was in the RAAF, ...

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  • Joe Monteith

    Joe Monteith

    Board Member

    Dr Joseph Monteith is a qualified medical practitioner and also previously trained as a pharmacist. He also has qualifications in child health, public health and molecular biology. Joe is currently a Medical Officer for the Royal Australian Air Force working predominately in NSW. He is ...

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  • Rob Brown

    Rob Brown



    SGT Robert Brown is currently the Senior Non Commissioned Officer In Charge of 285SQN Logistics at RAAF Base Richmond. Rob is in the Supply Mustering in the Royal Australian Air Force and has had postings to RAAF Bases Edinburgh, Wagga, Richmond, Tindal and Williamtown over his fifteen year ...

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R U OK? - 2017

Got a niggling feeling that someone you know or care about it isn’t behaving as they normally would? Perhaps they seem out of sorts? More agitated or withdrawn? Or they’re...

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Military Pride Ball - Be yourself - Be proud - Belong

Ticket sales are closing very soon for the Military Pride Ball - the gathering where you can be proud of who you are, as we recognise diversity which forms the...

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No trade-offs in conditions of service in new remuneration arrangement

A new workplace remuneration arrangement for Australian Defence Force members that contains a six percent salary increase over three years is being prepared to be implemented when the current arrangement...

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Happy Fathers Day - A video message from deployed personnel

From the team at DEFGLIS, we send our love and wishes all fathers deployed and who at home. Have a Happy Fathers Day! The video below was put together by Australian...

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