Defence Council Victoria

The Defence Council Victoria was established in 2007. It advises the Victorian Government on strategies to develop and sustain Victoria's defence industry capabilities. Its members represent a broad range of experience across defence operations, equipment acquisitions and business and commercial practice.

Defence Council members

  • Mr Richard C Smith AO PSM, Chair
  • Ms Laura Anderson
  • Major General (Rtd) Peter Haddad AO
  • Dr Stephen Gumley AO
  • Mr Jim McDowell
  • Vice Admiral (Rtd) Peter Jones AO DSC
  • Ms Christine Zeitz

Member biographies

Biography for Mr Richard C Smith AO PSM Ric Smith profile (PDF 99.59 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Mr Richard C Smith AO PSM Ric Smith profile (DOCX 59.09 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Ms Laura Anderson Laura Anderson profile (PDF 90.1 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Ms Laura Anderson Laura Anderson profile (DOCX 50.52 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Major General (Rtd) Peter Haddad AO Peter Haddad profile (PDF 87.83 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Major General (Rtd) Peter Haddad AO Peter Haddad profile (DOCX 65.33 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Dr Stephen Gumley AO Stephen Gumley profile (PDF 99.9 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Dr Stephen Gumley AO Stephen Gumley profile (DOCX 55.25 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Mr Jim McDowell Jim McDowell profile (PDF 106.04 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Mr Jim McDowell Jim McDowell profile (DOCX 94.91 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Vice Admiral (Rtd) Peter Jones AO DSC Peter Jones profile (PDF 165.06 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Vice Admiral (Rtd) Peter Jones AO DSC Peter Jones profile (DOCX 109.92 KB)DOCX icon

Biography for Ms Christine Zeitz Christine Zeitz profile (PDF 83.93 KB)PDF icon
Biography for Ms Christine Zeitz Christine Zeitz profile (DOCX 78.08 KB)DOCX icon

Contact

Email the Secretariat, Defence Council Victoria.

Page last updated: 20 July 2016