Battle of Crete & Greece
Commemorative Council of Victoria
His Grace Bishop of Dervis IEZEKIHL, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, Mr. Dimitris Mihalopoulos, Consul General of Greece in Melbourne, Mrs. Vanessa O’Neill, Consul General of New Zealand in Melbourne, Mr. Gareth Keith Hoar, Consul General of Britain in Melbourne, Mr. Jan Ravnholt, Royal Danish Consulate General, Dr. Rob Webster, State President RSL, Mr. John Pandazopoulos, Former Minister of Multicultural Affairs and Former President of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Union.
COUNCIL MEMBERS :
Mr. Tony Tsourdalakis (Chairman), Mr. Jim Papadimitriou (Secretary), Mr. Milton Stamatakos, Vice President, Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand, Mr. John Nikolakakis, President, Pancretan Association of Melbourne, Mr. Michael Houdalakis, President, Cretan Brotherhood of Melbourne, Mr. Peter Dourios, President Greek Ex Servicemen Association, Mrs. Shirley Devery, Secretary, 2nd / 6th Australian Infantry Battalion, Mr. Peter Ford, President, New Zealand – Crete Association, Mr. Jorge Menidis, Chief Executive Officer, Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne, Mr. Peter Andrinopoulos, Secretary, Australian Hellenic Memorial Foundation, Mr. Lee Tarlamis, President, Lemnos Gallipoli Committee, Mr. Jim Claven, Author & Historian, Dr. Peter Ewer, Author & Historian, Mrs. Dina Gerolymou, Author & Journalist, Mr. Paul Mavroudis, President Thessaloniki Association ‘White Tower’, Mr. Theo Kalyvas, President, Kalamata Society ‘23rd March‘, Mr. Jim Grivas, President, Federation of Messinian Organisations of Victoria, Mrs. Natasa Spanos, Hellenic Cultural Co-ordinator, Oakleigh Grammar School, Mr. Paul Sougleris, Public Relations Officer, Panmessinian Brotherhood Papaflessas, Mrs. Effie Kranitis, Public Relations Officer, Central Pontian Association Pontiaki Estia, Mrs. Clare Gazis, Secretary, Lefkadian Cultural Association.
AFFILIATE ORGANISATIONS :
Shrine of Remembrance, Australian National Ex-Prisoners of War Foundation, 2nd / 2nd Australian Field Regiment, Victorian Ex-Prisoners of War & Relatives Association, 2nd / 1st Australian Machine Gun Battalion, Nurses Memorial Centre, 2nd / 7th Australian Infantry Battalion, 2nd / 8th Australian Infantry Battalion, Essendon RSL Sub Branch, Darebin RSL Sub Branch, Ringwood RSL sub Branch, Epping RSL Sub Branch, Oakleigh – Carnegie RSL Sub Branch, Boronia RSL Sub Branch, Hellenic Military Historical Society, the Austin Repatriation Hospital, City of Greater Shepparton, Municipality of Platania, Village of Mournies.