Cairns Branch History

RAAFA Cairns Branch has been active since its beginning in 1946. The first President was; Mr Charles Love, the following is a list of past presidents including the current president, the list is not necessarily in order of succession however, should you have more information on our history please do not hesitate to contact us.

     Presidents                                             Dates

1. Charles Love                                        1946 – 1953

2. Arthur Myers                                        1953 – 1962

3. David Hands                                         1962 – 1963

4. Trevor Brittain                                      1963 – 1964

5. Tom Murray Prior AFC                        1964 – 1967

6. Roy Hartman                                        1967 – 1969

7. Harold Swain                                       1970 – 1971

8. Roy Hartman                                       1971 – 1983

9. Arthur Moss                                        1983 – 1986

10. Roy Hartman                                     1986 – 1992

11. Warren Alderson                              1992 – 1995

12. Roy Hartman                                     1995 – 2007

13. Roy Hartman OAM                            2007 – 2013

14.David Goggin                                      2013 –

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The following members are recipients of life membership with the Association.

Joyce Beh (Deceased)

William (Bill) Jackson (Deceased)

Kevin Hogan

Roy  Hartman OAM

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