Skate Australia is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for positions as Directors of the Board. The term of appointment is for an initial period of 12 months. Meetings are normally held in Brisbane or the Gold Coast but some travel may be required.


For the position description, contact


Please forward applications by not later than close of business on 18 July 2014  to


To view the link for application, click here.

The board of Skate Australia Inc. have pleasure in announcing the appointment of Mr Dallas Eastley to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

As you know Dallas is currently acting CEO. His official appointment will start on 1 July 2014.

I am sure that you will join with the Board in welcoming Dallas to the position and in working, as a team, under his leadership.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Skate Australia (Gold Coast based) Salary Package circa $100K
Skate Australia is the national body for all skating-based disciplines in Australia bringing together Inline Hockey, Artistic Skating, Speed Skating, Roller Hockey, Roller Derby, and Skateboarding, representing members and affiliated clubs and state/territory organisations throughout Australia.

The organisation seeks a Chief Executive to advance Skate Australia’s work to promote and support the growth and development of skating at all levels. Reporting to the President of Skate Australia and Board, you will lead a small team and collaborate with volunteer-based branches and State associations.

You will have a well-rounded general management ability - the person appointed will need to supervise staff and oversee administration and general office management. You must have a proven track record of leadership experience and managing complex relationships, with empathy for voluntary participation. You have excellent communication skills and are equally adept at being hands on and strategic in approach.

For a detailed position description, please contact 07 55 933 699 or or contact Mrs Danae Clark, Skate Australia Board 0414 374 155.
Please email your resume, together with a covering letter by 30 May 2014, to


Both the Australian artistic and speed teams were recently in Palmerston North, New Zealand for their respective Oceania Championships.

Within the dates of the competition was ANZAC day. Five representatives from each discipline were invited to march in the ANZAC day parade as well as a number of officials from the Championship. In addition, one athlete was selected to lay a wreath during the ceremony.

The artistic athletes who were selected to march in the parade were Anne Edwards, Taylah Melvin-Brady, Ashlee King and Jessica Wynne alongside Team Manager, Brenda Roberts. Ashlee King and Skate Australia President, Dr Pat Wallace lay the wreath. The Speed Skating athletes that were chosen to march were Daniel Higgins, Hannah Linn, Kaylee Lewson, Alex Myint and Coach Daniel Thomson. All athletes represented their country with pride and respect.

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It is an election year for the Skate Australia board, with nominations now open for the positions of President and Treasurer.


If you are interested in nominating for either of these positions, click here to download the relevant forms.

Nominations and CV's must be submitted to the CEO by 4pm AEST, August 23rd.

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