Gary Stone

The Veterans Padre & President

I was born in Brisbane on 17 Sep 52 to Daphne and Alf Stone .My parents desired that my brother Craig and I hav

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Michael Stone

Special Projects Officer

Australian Army Major Michael Stone was considered Australia’s fix-it man for many years in East Timo

Michael Albrecht

Life Coach

Hello everybody. My name is Michael Albrecht and I am very e

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Geoffrey Fry


I first met Gary Stone, more than ten years ago, when he was Deacon at the St Peter Chanel Catholic Primary Sch

Col Ahern


Our secretary Col Ahern served over 30 years in the Army as well as working in government. Col is a great man o

Dr Merryn Thomae

Dr. Merryn Thomae served as a Medical Officer in the ADF, with postings in Australia, the Middle East and East

The Veterans Care Health & Wellbeing Team 

Medical Doctors

  • Dr Ian Marshall, The Gap, ex RAAF GP, President Knights of Malta
  • Dr Merryn Thomae, Nambour / Sth Brisbane, ex Army GP (Timor), Endocrinologist
  • Dr Andrew Burke, Chermside, ex Army GP( Bougainville,Sudan). Respiratory Physician
  • Dr Steven Cook, Bowen hills , ex RAAF GP (Timor), Anaesthetist.
  • Dr Margaret Buring, Natural Bridge, GP, Nutritionist
  • Dr Katie Goodenough, Sydney/Brisbane Ex RAAF, Psychiatrist

Nursing Officers

  • Mrs Wendy Taylor, New Farm, Ex Army (Rwanda , Timor)
  • Ms Kirsten Wells , Sandgate, Ex Army (Timor, PNG )Psychiatric and Paramedic


  • Dr John Barletta, Windsor, Clinical Psychologist and Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Mrs Chris Hully, Spring Hill, Clinical Psychologist


  • Rev Gary Stone ,Army,AFP( Malaysia,Fiji,Iran Iraq, Timor, Solomons, Bougainville)
  • Rev Peter Devenish Meares , Rosallie, Army
  • Rev Graeme Ramsden,Ormiston, (Vietnam, Timor) ex Army
  • Rev Des Neagle Mt Gravatt, ex Army

Exercise Physiologist

  • Mr Russell Jones , Keperra

Social Worker

  • Ms Elaine Evans , Nerang


  • Dr Chris Carter , Nerang
  • Dr Matt Platz, Alderley
  • Dr Patrick Ferries, Morningside

Massage Therapist and Reflexologist

  • Mr Rob Vicary, The Gap

Pastoral Carers

  • Maj Paul Randall, Army Canungra,( SWPacific, Afghan)
  • WO2 Gary Fowle, ExArmy,Nerang ( Timor )
  • Maj Michael Stone, Army, Kelvin Grove (Timor )
  • Sgt Colin Jolley, ExArmy Ormeau

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