Sir Angus Houston to be 2019 Vernon Parker Orator


Lockheed Martin 2019 Vernon Parker Oration and Dinner

Guest Speaker:Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) Chair, Defence SA Advisory Board. Former Chief of the Defence Force

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 6.15pm for 7.00pm. Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600.

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The Australian Naval Institute is pleased to announce that Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) will deliver the 2019 Vernon Park Oration. Sir Angus was the Chief of the Defence Force from 2005 to 2011. Since his retirement from the military, he has been appointed to a number of positions including Chancellor of the University of the Sunshine Coast and Chair of the Defence South Australia Advisory Board; the Victorian Police Corporate Advisory Group; the University of NSW Canberra Advisory Board; the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and the Supashock Advanced Suspension Advisory Committee, from which he continues his commitment to serve Australia in leadership roles.

Drinks at 6.15pm, Dinner at 7.00pm. Dresss: Lounge Suit 

Cost:  ANI Members: $110.00; Non-members: $135.00; Oration & 12 months membership: $195.00. 

RSVP:   Email:;  Phone: +61 (0) 2 6290 1505;   Mail: PO Box 241, Deakin West ACT 2600.                              

Bookings close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2019


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