About us

A National Act of Recognition

The venture was initially formed in 1997. Since that time this mission has become a People’s movement developed under the guidance of Leadership and Management Teams comprising first and later Australians working together.

It is now commonly known as:

 A National Act Of Recognition
With The First Peoples Of Australia At Kamay Botany Bay

Current Leadership Team Members:

Pastor Ossie CruseEDEN   New South Wales
Pastor Robyn BeezleyCAIRNS Queensland
Mr Tom HallasCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
Mr Rodney RiversPERTH West Australia

Former Leadership Team Members:

Pastor Peter WalkerMT DRUITT   New South Wales
Mrs Kerry-Ann WinmarPERTH   West Australia
Mr John IvesCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
Mr Mal PriorCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
Reverend John BlacketPERTH   West Australia
Mr Herb SimmsLA PEROUSE   New South Wales
Ms Rangi StephensSYDNEY   New South Wales
Mr Brian PickeringSYDNEY   New South Wales

In addition, there have been many advisors, participants and contributors Australia wide
Over the years these have numbered in the hundreds
We acknowledge them all with gratitude

A National Act of Recognition is a Ministry Division of

Southern Cross Ministries Australia


Southern Cross Ministries Inc. is an Interdenominational Christian Ministry
first established in its original form in 1997 by Reverend Lindsay McDowell.

Its Members are:

Brendan Patric HayesCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
William James ReevesSYDNEY   New South Wales
Anne Margaret McDowellCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
Reverend Mark Christopher BeresfordCANBERRA   Australian Capital Territory
Association Number: A03478ABN Number: 89 948 941 585