working for Australians in retirement

A.I.R. is a company limited by guarantee. The Board of Directors controls and manages the affairs of the company and exercises all functions required by the Corporations Act 2001.

Office Bearers are elected by branch delegates at the AGM. Division Representatives are elected by each Division of the company.

Division Representatives and Office Bearers are elected for a term of 2 years and retire by rotation. The Board may delegate functions to committees and/or co-opt members to undertake specific tasks.

National Secretary/Treasurer to be advised

Board of Directors following 2017 A.I.R. AGM

National President

Alan J Marshall





National Deputy President
Bruce Lloyd AM

 Bruce Lloyd AMBruce is a retired irrigation farmer at Shepparton, in south eastern Australia. He retired in 1996 after twenty-five years as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Federal Parliament of Australia. Amongst his many Parliamentary roles, Bruce was Deputy Leader of the National Part from 1987 – 1993. He has lived on, worked on and/or owned the family farm all his life and been involved in a wide range of Boards and Committees prior to and following his Parliamentary Service. Bruce was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2005 and received a Centenary Medal in 2001.

Bruce is a member of the Goulburn Valley Branch and joined the Board in November 2014.

Director – NSW Representative

Robert Curley



Robert Curley

Served as New South Wales Director since November 2010. A former mechanical engineer with 20 years experience in both global and local senior management roles until retirement.


Director – Queensland Representative

Bernard Treston




Director – South Australia Representative
John Yard

Served as South Australia Director 2009/10. Following a short break was appointed in April 2011 again as South Australian Director. Retired after a career in life insurance and financial planning.



Director – Tasmania Representative






Director – Victorian State Representative

Terrence (Terry) O'Callaghan AM


Terrence (Terry) O’Callaghan retired from full time employment in 1997. Following retirement, Terry worked as an independent primary industry consultant for ten years working on a wide range of secondary and primary industry consultancy assignments. During that time he occupied a number of Board positions including a Trustee Director of Prime Super (a major Superannuation Fund), a Board member of the Dairy Adjustment Authority and Company Secretary of WoolStock Australia Limited and Company Secretary of Agricultural Company of Australia Pty Ltd.

Terry has been recognised for his contribution and service to the dairy industry and service to community organisations through an Order of Australia Award and made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).


Director – Western Australia Representative
Janice Ricks