About the Committee

The Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc. (A0049425F)  was formed in 2006 by a group of dedicated enthusiasts. The aim of the Committee is to:

  • Raise the profile of Adam Lindsay Gordon as Australia’s national poet
  • Facilitate events around Australia on the anniversary of Adam Lindsay Gordon’s death
  • Collate material on Adam Lindsay Gordon’s life and works and make it available to researchers and admirers alike
  • Undertake projects to perpetuate the memory of Adam Lindsay Gordon
  • Do all such other things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the above purposes or any of them.

The Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc. is a not-for-profit incorporated association affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc and Regional Arts Victoria.

Who are we?

The Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee Inc. comprises the following committee members:

Patrons: Janice Bate and the late Professor Weston Bate.

President: Allan Childs
Vice-President: Vivienne Sellers
Secretary and Life Member: John W. Adams
Treasurer: Travis M. Sellers
Ordinary Committee Members: Elrae Adams, Lorraine Day, Terence Maher, Lindsay Smelt, Virginia Barnett, Jenny Childs and Joan Pretty.