Trustees

The Shrine of Remembrance Trustees are appointed by the Governor in Council to look after the Shrine on behalf of the people of Victoria. The duties of the Trustees are defined in Section 4 of the Shrine of Remembrance Act 1978 (Amended):

  • To be responsible for the care, management, maintenance, preservation of the Shrine of Remembrance; and
  • To be responsible for the care, management, maintenance and improvement of the Reserve land.

There are ten Trustees:

  • Air Vice-Marshal Chris Spence AO (Retd) (Chairman)
  • Colonel John Wertheimer AM RFD
  • Maj. Gen. David McLachlan AO (Retd) (RSL representative)
  • Wing Commander David Grierson OAM (Retd) (Legacy representative)
  • The Right Hon the Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, City of Melbourne 
  • Dr. Helen Drennen AM
  • Dr. Michael Lawriwsky 
  • Ms. Susan Blake
  • Colonel Michelle Campbell
  • Tracey Curro

The Trustees can be contacted in writing via:

Shrine of Remembrance Trustees
c/o GPO Box 1603
Melbourne, VIC
3001