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Australian Geoscience Council
I was elected to the executive committee of the AGC in 1998
Australian Institute of Geoscientists
I am a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. I have been the representative for Queensland 1983 to , a Federal Councillor 1985 to , and Vice-Chairman of the Queensland Branch 1986 to. In 1984 and 1985 I was the Chairman of the Queensland Branch, and was re-elected Chairman again in 1995
Australian Council of Chairmen of Earth Science Departments
I was a foundation member of the Australian Council of Chairmen of Earth Science Departments. I was elected Vice-President in 1986 and again in 1988 (giving continuous service to February 1990).
Board of Senior Secondary School Studies
I was the Chairman of the Science Advisory Committee for the Board of Senior Secondary School Studies, Queensland State Government from 1990 to 1993.
Australian Vice-Chancellor's Committee
I was appointed by the Australian Vice-Chancellor's Committee to the position of Chairman of the Geology Reference Group for the Working Party on Credit Transfer in 1994.
Geological Society of Australia
Convenor of the Geological Education Standing Committee, 1990
Chairman of the Geological Education Sub-Committee, Queensland Division, 1989 - 1992; Sub-Committee member, 1986 to 2002
Chairman of Coal Geology Group, April 1991 to February 1996.
Queensland Representative for Coal Geology Group, 1985-1986 and 1986 to 1994.
Member of the Editorial Board of the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1994.
Vice-Chairman of Specialist Group in Economic Geology, 1984-1986 and 1986-1988.
Chairman, Queensland Division of GSA, 1984-1985.
Field Conference Chairman 1988
Federal Councillor 1984, 1986, 1992, 1994
Excursions Convenor for Ninth Australian Geological Congress (and committee member for the Congress 1986-1988).
Australasian Institution of Mining and Metallurgy
Fellow of Australasian Institution of Mining and Metallurgy
Honorary Secretary of the Queensland Selection Committee of the Mining and Metallurgical Bursaries Fund for several years.
CPGeo (2000- now) (Certified Practicing Geologist).
I was elected to the AusIMM Geoscience Task Force (September 2004)
Bowen Basin Geologists Group
Member since 1985, elected to selection panel for awarding the Leichhardt award 2001
Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia
Association of Geoscientists for International Development
National Tertiay Education Union
Member 1982-2002 then retired member to now
Representative on the committee for promotion to associate professor and professor on two occassions at QUT
Western Pacific Geophysical Meeting
Session convenor (1998)
Australian Shareholders Association
Member since 2001
Australian Centre for Investor Education
Member since 2002
University of the Third Age
Tutor in Geology, Emerging Contemproary Issues, and in Palmistry, since 2004