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

Wayne Robson


About Wayne

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

Simon Wilson

Behavioural Specialist & VCA Volunteer

Simon is a behavioural specialist currently working with teachers and schools to help them support students who

Rowena Langan

VCA Client Support Officer (Admin Services)

Hello everyone, my name is Rowena Langan and I am pleased to be joining the team at Veterans Care Association a

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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