About us

ACT & SNSW RUL is a public company established to foster and enhance community rugby union within the Australian Capital Territory and Southern New South Wales and to operate a Super Rugby team known as the Plus500 Brumbies.

Click here to view the Brumbies constitution. 

Board

This Charter sets out the role, responsibilities, structure and processes of the Board; and is supported by the Code of Conduct and the charters for the Board Committees.

Click here to view the Boards charter

Audit and Risk Committee

The purpose of the Audit and Risk Committee is to provide assistance to the Board of Directors in fulfilling its financial and corporate governance responsibilities in relation to the Union’s financial reporting,  internal processes and control structure, risk management systems, and the external audit functions.

Click here to view the Audit and Risk Committee charter.

Audit & Risk Committee Composition

  • Christa Gordon (Director/Chair)
  • Anne-Marie Perret (Director)
  • Paul Allen (External Member)
  • Tony Lo Pilato (External Member)
  • Phil Thomson (CEO)

Corporate Governance Committee

The purpose of the Corporate Governance Committee (‘Committee’) is to assist the Board to discharge its responsibility to ensure good corporate governance within the Brumbies Group.

Click here to view the Corporate Governance Committee charter

Corporate Governance Committee Composition

  • Anne-Marie Perret (Director/Chair)
  • David Kenyon (Director)
  • Matt Nobbs (Director)
  • Chris Doogan (External Member)
  • Phil Thomson (CEO)

Community Rugby Committee

The purpose of the Committee is to assist the Board to discharge its responsibilities relating to the management and development of Community Rugby within the Australian Capital Territory and Southern New South Wales region.

Community Rugby Committee Composition

  • Peter Johnson (President/Chair)
  • Matt Nobbs (Director)
  • Vikki Fischer (Director)
  • Greg Baynham (Member)
  • Dick Cordy (Member)
  • Craig Leseberg (Deputy CEO and GM Community Rugby)

Community Rugby Charter

Nominations Committee

The purpose of the Committee is to provide assistance to the Board in relation to the assessment of the fitness and propriety of potential appointed directors and potential candidates for a directors’ election as well as directors seeking re-appointment or re-election; and to assess whether potential candidates or directors seeking re-appointment or re-election have demonstrated the ability to be a director and have the required experience and skills nominated by the Board.

Click here to view the Nominations Committee charter.

Nominations Committee composition

  • Christine Faulks (Director/Chair)
  • Anne O’Donnell (Board Nominee)
  • Stuart Pilkinton SC (Members Representative)
  • Bob Brady (Members Representative)

Commercial Committee

The purpose of the Commercial Committee is to assist the Board to discharge its responsibility to secure the financial security of the Brumbies Group by identifying ways and means of raising revenue streams from any legal source and assisting the Brumbies Group to trade profitably on a sustainable and long-term basis.

Click here to view the Commercial Committee charter.

Commercial Committee composition

  • David Kenyon (Director/Chair)
  • Chris Faulks (Director)
  • Steve Johnston (Director)
  • Matt Nobbs (Director)
  • Phil Thomson (CEO)