National Award Office Management Team

Peter Kaye Photo CEO : Peter KAYE AM


Peter was the Managing Director of Consultgroup, providing governance and HR management services through Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Australia. Peter has been active in the management and governance of the Australian Award for over 35 years including a Board appointed director (1996-2014), a Gold Awardee and the Regional Advisor (Hon.) for the Asia Pacific Region. He is Chair or director of a number of private company Boards, not-for-profit organisation Boards and several Award related Boards including the former Chair of AwardWare and currently Treasurer of The Friends of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Australia.



Finance & Admin Manager: Tania ETUALE

Tania Etuale is Manager of Finance and Administration having joined the National Award team in October 2005 . Tania is responsible for finance, human resources and administrative activities, compliance including the management of all financial management practices, accurate and timely reports and records, and the preparation and audit of financial statements. She also provides governance secretariat support to the National Board and The Friends Board actively contributing to the Award’s management planning process. Tania has had key roles with the hosting of the International Forum and three Royal Visits.

Tania previously worked in Government for 10 years followed by another 10 years in a leading multinational and national companies in finance and management. During this time she was also seconded to project teams to implement new financial systems. Tania is married with two daughters and is actively involved in other committees and projects that support and celebrate cultural diversity and the Pacific Island community.



new jo headshot Fundraising & Ambassador Manager: Jo BUSH

Jo joined the National Office in 2014 and was actively involved in the planning and execution of a number of events during the Royal Tour in November 2014. Previous to working with The Award, Jo worked in Human Resources, specialising in the Hospitality industry for 5 Star hotels such as Four Seasons, Hayman Island and Starwood properties. Jo has an interest in the fundraising world, having sponsored a number of children from third world countries via World Vision, and raising funds for charities by participating in marathons and triathlon events. Jo has two young children and is actively involved in school fundraising, school social committees and sporting activities.




National Communications Manager: Tracy BRADLEY

Tracy joined the National Office in 2015 and is responsible for brand and communications. She has over twenty years experience in marketing and communications across a range of industries including consumer goods and more recently not for profits. Tracy successfully completed the Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards during her high school years. She is married with  three children and is actively involved in her local community through sports and Scouts.



Online Record Book Manager – Ross CONNELL

Ross joined the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Australia in February 2012 and is responsible for managing our digital technology platform including the Online Record Book (ORB) and the Help Desk. In addition Ross is the Award Leader for the national Open Award Centre assisting over 300 participants with their Award. He has an extensive background in IT including working in the finance sector for many years.



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