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RACGP Past presidents


Last updated 4 April 2023

Our past presidents

A list of RACGP past presidents who served as president between 1959 and 2022.

Name

Period

William Arnold Conolly

20 March 1959 – 28 October 1961

Hamilton Stuart Patterson

28 October 1961 – 24 October 1963

Colin Warden Anderson

24 October 1963 – 27 October 1966

Carl Clifford Jungfer

27 October 1966 – 10 October 1968

Montagu Owen Kent-Hughes

10 October 1968 – 15 October 1970

Harvard Northcroft Merrington

15 October 1970 – 5 October 1972

John Goulburn Radford

5 October 1972 – 3 October 1974

David Aylward Game

3 October 1974 – 25 August 1976

James Richard Henry Watson

25 August 1976 – 25 October 1978

William Desmond Jackson

25 October 1978 – 12 August 1980

Keith William Kirkland Shaw

12 August 1980 – 18 October 1982

Richard Tennant Finch

18 October 1982 – 5 September 1984

David Patrick Finnegan

5 September 1984 – 20 October 1986

Alan Eric Fisher

20 October 1986 – 8 September 1988

Geoffrey Robert Gates

8 September 1988 – 28 September 1990

Anthony Roland Buhagiar

28 September 1990 – 24 September 1992

Peter Francis Stone

24 September 1992 – 15 September 1994

Colin Edward Owen

15 September 1994 – 16 October 1996

Peter Callel James Joseph

16 October 1996 – 15 October 1998

Margaret Regal Kilmartin

15 October 1998 – 11 October 2000

Paul John Harry Hemming

11 October 2000 – 8 October 2002

Michael Richard Kidd

8 October 2002 – 30 September 2004

Michael Richard Kidd

30 September 2004 – 5 October 2006

Vasantha Preetham

5 October 2006 – 2 October 2008

Christopher David Mitchell

2 October 2008 – 6 October 2010

Claire Louise Jackson

6 October 2010 – 25 October 2012

Elizabeth Kate Marles

25 October 2012 – 9 October 2014

Frank Reedman Jones

9 October 2014 – 30 September 2016

Bastian Manfred Seidel

30 September 2016 – 11 October 2018

Harry Michael Nespolon

11 October 2018 – 26 July 2020

Ayman Shenouda (Acting)

27 July 2020 – 30 November 2020

Karen Linda Price 30 November 2020 - 24 November 2022

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 1959-2018 RACGP Past Presidents (PDF 957 KB)

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