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National Chair and Spokesperson

Rev. Dr Hedley Fihaki (Queensland)

I was born in Tonga 1970, came to Australia in 1977. I enjoy playing the guitar and watching Rugby Union, particuarly Australia vs. NZ.
Current placement: Minister of the Word - Mooloolaba Uniting Church, Sunshine Coast Qld. 

Member UCA National Assembly 2006, 2009 & 2015 and 2018. Member of the 19th World Methodist Conference 2006, South Korea.

Previous placements:  Bowen Uniting Church, North Qld. 2001-2004; Emmanuel Uniting Church, Cairns, 2005 - 2012, KIngaroy UCA (supply 2013 - 6 months) and is presently the minister at Mooloolaba Uniting Church.

Deputy Chair: Rev Rod James (South Australia)

Rod is a Minister in South Australia, maintaining an active ministry of support and encouragement.

Council Secretary: Rev. Anne Hibbard

Anne is a Minister of the Word in NSW, presently leading a prayer and fasting ministry and also the prayer network for the national ACC. 


Mr Bruce Fairhall

Members of the Council

Rev Walter Abetz (Tasmania)

Walter is a retired minister and key leader in the ACC Tasmanian Movement

Rev Ian Clarkson (South Australia)

Minister, HopeNet, SA UCA.

Rev. Trevor Faggotter (South Australia)

Trevor is the Minister at Clare Uniting Church and convenes the ACC Discipleship and Evangelism Commission. 

Rev. Mike Fawcett (Western Australia)

Mike is a Minister in Perth and helps to coordinate the PNEUMA group in WA (Pastoral Network of Evangelicals Uniting in Mission Action)

Paul Francis (Queensland)

Paul is a member of Deception Bay UC, Queensland.

Pastor Matt Kang (NSW)

Matt is the English language pastor at Sydney Cheil and a member of the Korean Presbytery in NSW.

Barry O'Ryan (Queensland)

Barry is a member of Edmonton Uniting Church in Far North Queensland.

Rev. Lulu Senituli (Queensland)

Lulu is the minister at Sunnybank Uniting Church in Brisbane and chairs the ACC Cross Cultural Commission.

Rev. Ian Weeks (NSW)

Ian is the Minister at Belrose Uniting Church (NSW)