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SEARCH is governed by an elected Committee of members who are responsible for the administration and strategic direction of the organisation. Elections occur every two years. The Committee elected at the 2022 election is as follows.


President: Matt Kunkel (Vic)

Vice President: Jacquie Widin (NSW)

Treasurer:  Adam Farrar (NSW)

Committee Members:

Brian Aarons (NSW)

Matt Byrne (ACT/Belgium)

Patricia Hovey (Qld)

Louise Connor (Vic)

Elliot D'Arcy (Qld)

Iacovos Digenis (SA)

Zac Gillies-Palmer (NSW)

Cat Kutay (NT)

Caitlin Perry (NT)

Chris Warren (ACT)

The Company Secretary appointed by the Committee is:  David Pink (NSW)

Sub Committees

Our sub committees and working groups aim to provide strategic and policy advice to our governing SEARCH Committee. Our sub committees include:

Finance and Investment Sub-Committee

Convenor: Adam Farrar

Communications Sub-Committee

Convenor: Patricia Hovey

Uniday Pty Ltd Board

Directors: Brian Aarons, David Pink

Working Groups

Voice Treaty Truth Working Group Convenors: Jacquie Widin and Bob Boughton


The day to day running of the Foundation is handled by our office staff based in Sydney.

Executive Officer: Luke Whitington

Administratiion and Projects Officer: Ineke Rapp