Past National Presidents

See below for a gallery of all APLA/ALA National Presidents from 1994–2019.

In celebration of the ALA's 25th anniversary, some of our past National Presidents have reflected on their time in the role. Read their reflections here.

Andrew Christopoulos. Noor Blumer Laura Neil
2019–20: Andrew Christopoulos (NSW). Read his reflection. 2018–19: Noor Blumer (ACT) 2017–18: Laura Neil (Qld). Read her reflection.
Greg Phelps Andrew Stone SC
2016–17: Tony Kenyon (Vic). Read his reflection. 2015–16: Greg Phelps (NT). Read his reflection. 2014–15: Andrew Stone SC (NSW)
Geraldine Collins Tony Kerin Greg Barns

2013–14: Geraldine Collins (Vic)

2012–13: Tony Kerin (SA) 2011–12: Greg Barns SC (Tas). Read his reflection.
Brian Hiliard Mark Blumer Clara Davies
2010–11: Brian Hilliard (Tas)

2009–10: Mark Blumer (ACT)

2008–09: Clara Davies (Vic). Read her reflection.
Ian Brown Simon Morrison
2007–08: Ian Brown (Qld) 2006–07: Simon Morrison (Qld). Read his reflection. 2005–06: Richard Faulks (ACT). Read his reflection.
Tom Goudkamp OAM John Gordon Rob Davis

2004–05: Tom Goudkamp OAM (NSW). Read his reflection.

2003–04: John Gordon (Vic) 2001–03: Rob Davis (Qld). Read his reflection.
Dr Peter Cashman Peter Semmler QC
1999–01: Dr Peter Cashman (NSW) 1998–99: Peter Carter (Qld)

1994–98: Peter Semmler QC (NSW)