Proudly helping our local communities


Geoff started his career in the Navy serving with distinction for over 40 years. Geoff brings a firm understanding of the functions of Freemasonry and a noted dedication to furthering the goals of the Grand Charity for the betterment of our community.

Allan joined the Masonicare Board in 2019

Derek Robson AM joined Masonicare as Chairman in August 2018. Derek is the current GrandMaster of Freemasons NSW/ACT and also served as Grand Master 2011-2015.

Derek has always held charity as a key tenet of his believes and has led several initiatives to raise funds for many worthy causes over several decades.

Derek is supported by his partner Gael, who has not only been a rock for him but a keen supporter of his work in charity and Freemasonry.

  • Initiated 1984 into Lodge Coffs Harbour No 962
  • Master of Lodge 1988
  • District Education Officer 1989
  • Current Member of Lodge Fitzroy No 248 and Castlereagh No 72
  • Chairman of Museum of Freemasonry 2008–2013
  • Chairman of Masonicare from 2011-2018
  • Deputy Grand Master - 2018-
2013 and Prior Community Service
  • Member of Apex for 19 years from 1973
  • Member of Coffs Harbour Apex Board for 10 years, serving as President, Youth Director and Community Service Director
  • Past President of Tyalla Primary School P and C Association
  • Past Trustee of Coffs Harbour Showground
  • Past Chairman of Coffs Harbour Australia Day Awards Committee from 1986–1990
Parliament Services
  • Member for Coffs Harbour since 1990
  • Past Deputy Leader of NSW Parliamentary National Party
  • Held numerous shadow portfolios since 1998, including Road Safety, Forestry, Primary Industry, Local Government and Housing just to name a few.
  • Member of the Executive of the NSW Nationals
  • Assistant Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
  • Married to Kerrie since 1974 with 3 children, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Angus.

Tony has an extensive background (30+ years) in the advertising, marketing, publishing and executive recruitment fields, 17 years of which were spent in Hong Kong where he held the position of media director of an international advertising agency.

Tony now runs his own consultancy, based in Sydney, providing his services to a variety of clients in Australia, Europe and the Asian region. He joined Freemasonry when he was resident in Hong Kong in 1989 following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.

Ron is a past Grand Master and was responsible for the creation of Masonicare as it stands today. Ron's support for the Charity has been exemplary and his continued support in strategic planning has seen the charity move from strength to strength.
Richard has served of the Treasurer of Masonicare for many years and continues to drive this and other charitable initiatives.

Stephen was appointed to the Masonicare Board in 2017.

Stephen has a long history in working with community organisations including six years advising local councils on youth matters and two years working with local police on drug prevention and awareness and has shown his dedication to improving community relations and outreach to enable greater outcomes for the community at large.

Stephen is a senior transformational finance and commercial executive and has worked across multiple industries in leading functions with a firm focus of improving outcomes for shareholders, staff and customers.

Stephen joined Freemasons NSW/ACT in 2014 at Lodge Queanbeyan St Andrew where he has remained an active member. Stephen follows a long line of Freemasons in Australia dating back to the stone mason who built the original statue of Col. William Light.

William (Bill) is a great supporter of Masonicare and sits on the board as the principal legal representative of the Board.

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If you want to know where we are or send us a donation you can find us at:

The Masonic Centre
279 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW

PO Box A259
Sydney South NSW 1235

02 9284 2800