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Jamie was born in Sydney and grew up in the Peakhurst area. He is the youngest of four children to Bill and Aileen. Growing up, Jamie was involved in local sport, including cricket, soccer and judo where he won a state title.

He was also involved with his local Scout group (1st West Peakhurst) where he progressed from Scouts, Venturers and Rovers and also became the Assistant Scout Leader. He was educated in Peakhurst West primary and then continued to Peakhurst High School which leaving in 1985 to pursue a career as apprentice electrician.

After his apprenticeship, he then left to gain more experience with various electrical contracting companies. After deciding on a career change, Jamie left the electrical trade to work in the transport industry. Jamie is currently employed as a sales engineer for Eaton Corp. Jamie's first introduction to Freemasonry was through his involvement in the Scouting movement, mainly as a Rover and Scout Leader and the awards nights hosted by Lodge Baden Powell for local Rover Crews.

A close family friend introduced Jamie to Lodge Sylvania through an Open Night in 1992. He joined the Lodge then progressed through the various positions until April 1998 where he was installed as the WM, a position he served for two years.

Jamie joined the Ceremonial Team in 2002 as a Grand Steward and progressed through to become Senior Grand Warden in 2007. He is a member of Lodge Castlereagh and the Grand Stewards Lodge. He is also a member of the Grand Lodge Demonstration Team and was appointed the Assistant Grand Master in 2009. He has served the office of Deputy Grand Master from 2011 until 2015 when he became Grand Master.

General
  • Initiated 1984 into Lodge Coffs Harbour No 962
  • Master of Lodge 1988
  • District Education Officer 1989
  • Current Member of Lodge Fitzroy No 248 and Castlereagh No 72
  • Chairman of Museum of Freemasonry 2008–2013
2013 and Prior Community Service
  • Member of Apex for 19 years from 1973
  • Member of Coffs Harbour Apex Board for 10 years, serving as President, Youth Director and Community Service Director
  • Past President of Tyalla Primary School P and C Association
  • Past Trustee of Coffs Harbour Showground
  • Past Chairman of Coffs Harbour Australia Day Awards Committee from 1986–1990
Parliament Services
  • Member for Coffs Harbour since 1990
  • Past Deputy Leader of NSW Parliamentary National Party
  • Held numerous shadow portfolios since 1998, including Road Safety, Forestry, Primary Industry, Local Government and Housing just to name a few.
  • Member of the Executive of the NSW Nationals
  • Assistant Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Personal
  • Married to Kerrie since 1974 with 3 children, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Angus.

Tony has an extensive background (30+ years) in the advertising, marketing, publishing and executive recruitment fields, 17 years of which were spent in Hong Kong where he held the position of media director of an international advertising agency.

Tony now runs his own consultancy, based in Sydney, providing his services to a variety of clients in Australia, Europe and the Asian region. He joined Freemasonry 21 years ago following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.

Stephen was appointed to the Masonicare Board in 2017.

Stephen has a long history in working with community organisations including six years advising local councils on youth matters and two years working with local police on drug prevention and awareness and has shown his dedication to improving community relations and outreach to enable greater outcomes for the community at large.

Stephen is a transformation and commercial management specialist and has worked across multiple industries in designing and leading change activities and improving outcomes for businesses and customers.

Stephen joined Freemasons NSW/ACT in 2014 at Lodge Queanbeyan St Andrew where he has remained an active member despite moving several times. Stephen currently lives in Canberra.

Michael has a dynamic and varied background in education, government, banking and financial services.

Initially a teacher, he moved into banking and financial services in various roles, which included operations and team management, project management and IT management.

Michael is an active member of his local community; sitting on various local government committees and at a state government level was the Chair of the NSW Youth Advisory Committee (2007) and the board for the NSW Centre for Adolescent Health (2004 – 2007).

He has been recognized for his service to youth strategy and participation and was awarded Parramatta City Council’s Young Citizen of the Year – Australia Day honors in 2004 and 2007.

He is an active Freemason having been a member for 10 years and served 3 years as a Worshipful Master of Lodge Castlereagh.

Perry was appointed to the Masonicare Board in 2017 and is a member of the Marketing and Fundraising sub-committee.

Perry has over 30 years experience in working with benevolent organisations including as General Manager (Northern Region) for Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service. Perry has run his own business and also held positions in policy and administration for NSW Police and was Assistant General Manager for the Police Citizens Boys Clubs.

Perry’s connection to Freemasonry goes back generations, he was initiatied at Lodge Nimbin 1966 as one of the youngest ever members of Freemasonry, being made Master in 1971 and has been an active member since his initiation. Perry lives in Lennox Head with his wife Carol who were married in 1970, he is kept busy with his two children and three grandchildren.

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Level 4, Sydney Masonic Centre
279 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW

PO Box A259
Sydney South NSW 1235

02 9284 2800