The Foundation is extremely fortunate to have a special group of volunteer Ambassadors and Directors who give of their time to support the Foundation’s very worthy cause, plus at the current time, one part-time employee.


Tim Fischer AC
Tim Fischer AC

Sincere thanks goes to the late Tim Fischer AC, ex-Deputy Prime Minister of Australia who sadly passed away 22 August 2019

Marcus Blackmore AM
Marcus Blackmore AM

Executive Director - Blackmores Limited

Wally Lewis AM
Wally Lewis AM

Rugby League Legend & TV Sports Presenter


Renita Garard AM
Renita Garard AM
Co-founder and Chairman, 4 Aussie Heroes Foundation Limited
  • Director and Principal, Aspire 2 Thrive Pty Ltd
  • Bachelor of Business and Law
  • Dual Olympic Gold Medallist - Hockey
  • Other current Board Positions, Chair - Port of Townsville Limited, Director - Queensland Rugby Football League Limited
  • Has sat on several private Company Boards and the Boards of Hockey Australia and the International Hockey Federation
Gerry Garard
Gerry Garard
Co-founder and Inaugural Chairman, 4 Aussie Heroes Foundation Limited
  • National Service Army 2nd Lieutenant (1968-9) and Vietnam Veteran
  • Involved in Corporate Management most of his working life
  • Retired Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Awarded the Centenary Medal by the Federal Government for Distinguished Service to the Business Community
  • Has sat on many Corporate, Government and Industry Bodies, Boards, Councils, Trust and Committees
Andrew Wareham
Andrew Wareham
Managing Director & Executive Producer, TAXI GROUP
  • Executive Producer - Film production and television commercials
  • Recipient of numerous industry awards
  • Director of several private companies
  • Experience in management of commercial business operations across a range of industries
  • Industry Body participation
Maj Gen Stephen Porter AO (Retired)
Maj Gen Stephen Porter AO (Retired)
CEO St Johns Queensland
  • Senior Army Officer with 40 years Military Experience
  • Senior Executive Finance & Corporate Services in Education Officer of the Order of Australia
  • Bachelor of Science, Master of Art, Master of Business Administration
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of company Directors and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
  • Experienced Director on Corporate and Non-For-Profit Boards
  • Member and Chair of Government and Interdepartmental Committees
Geoff Maddigan
Geoff Maddigan
Recently retired Aon Lead Client Director
  • Insurance industry Executive with over 40 years experience in the industry
  • Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB)
  • Leader of Aon Teams in 48 countries managing risk transfer program for one of the world's largest private companies
  • Queensland Insurance Broker of the Year, twice over
  • Recognised Lead Mentor to numerous Insurance Industry personnel
  • Worked and lived in London, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane
Cassie Eivers
Cassie Eivers
Project and Property Director, Bootooloo Property
  • Advanced Diploma, Building and Construction
  • Private Company Director
  • Several Major Project Director Roles
  • Major Projects Manager for Marist College Ashgrove
  • Registered Project Manager, Australian Institute of Project Managers
  • Member, Chartered Institute Building Services Engineers
  • Registered Builder