Patrons

Canberra Amateur Swimming Club Patrons
from 1941

Canberra ASC has a long history, which includes a list of distinguished Club Patrons.  Amongst those who have provided patronage to our club, there are five Prime Minister's of Australia, four Governors General of Australia, High Commissioners from New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, India and Malaya, Ambassadors from the USA, Japan, China, the Netherlands, Indonesia.  Many local individuals have also provided their patronage to our club, including James Brophy, who served as the Club's President from 1946 to 1967.

We honour each of those patrons.

The Rt.   Honourable J. Curtin

Prime Minister of Australia

(National   Archives of Australia, Australia’s Prime Ministers)

The Honourable J. S.   Collings

Minister for the   Interior

(Wikipedia)

Sir. Ronald   Cross, Bt KCMG, KCVO

 

(Wikipedia)

Sir   George Knowles, CBE

 

(ADB online,   E G Whitlam)

The   Honorable Nelson T. Johnson, Esq.

 

(US Department   of State, Office of the Historian)

John Dent, Esq.

 

 

The   Honorable H. V. Johnson

Minister for the   Interior

(Wikipedia)

The Honorable J. G. Barclay  

High   Commissioner for New Zealand

(Wikipedia)

His Excellency Robert   Butler

Ambassador for the USA  

(Embassy of   the United States, Canberra)

The Rt. Honourable Edward John   Williams

High Commissioner for   United Kingdom

(Wikipedia)

The Honourable Kenneth   Alfred Greene

High   Commissioner for Canada

(Wikipedia – List of Canadian High Commissioners to Australia)

His Excellency Mr.   Kan·Nal·Kuang

Ambassador for China

 

His Excellency Mons.   P. Auge

Minister of France

 

His Excellency Mr   Myron Melvin Cowen

Ambassador for the USA  

(Embassy of   the United States, Canberra)

H. J. Calthorpe, Esq.

 

 

Major General The Rt.   Honourable Léo Richer La Flèche

High   Commissioner for Canada

(Wikipedia)

His Excellency   The Honourable W. J. McKell

Governor-General of   Australia

(ADB Online,   Chris Cunneen)

The Rt.   Honourable R. G. Menzies, PC, CH

Prime Minister of   Australia

(National Archives   of Australia, Australia’s Prime Ministers)

His Excellency Maharaj   Shri M.S. Duleepsinghji

High Commissioner for   India

 

The Honourable L. W.   Alderton

High   Commissioner for New Zealand

 

W. A. McLaren, CBE

 

 

A. M. Taylor, Esq.

 

 

His Excellency Mr. J.   Aubry Martensz

High Commissioner for   Celon

 

J. R. Fraser, MP

 

 

G. G. Sutcllfle, Esq.

 

 

His Excellency Sir Stephen   Holmes, KCMG, MC

 

 

His Excellency J. E.   Texeira de Mottos

Ambassador for   Netherlands

 

His Excellency Dr. A.   Oeloyo

Ambassador for   Indonesia

 

His Excellency Field   Marshall Sir William   Jospeh Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC,

Governor General of   Australia

(ADB Online,   Michael D. de B. Collins Persse)

His Excellency A. M.   L. Winkelmen, KCSS

Ambassador for   Netherlands

 

His Excellency William Arthur Irwin  

High   Commissioner for Canada

 

His Excellency Amos   J. Peaslee

Minister for USA

(Embassy of   the United State, Canberra)

His Excellency General   K Carlappa

High Commissioner for New   Zealand

 

Sir John Greaves, CMG,   OBE

 

 

H. Ganter, Esq

 

 

A. J. Gorman, Esq

 

 

W. A. McLaren, CBE

 

 

A. T. Shakespheare,   Esq

 

 

A. Wallace, Esq

 

 

His Excellency General   Kodandera   Madappa Cariappa

High Commissioner for   India

(Wikipedia)

Dr E.N. Hipssey

 

 

His Excellency Lord   Carrington, KCMG, MC

High Commissioner for   the UK

(Wikipedia)

His Excellency A. H.   J. Lovinck

Ambassador for the   Netherlands

 

His Excellency Terence William Leighton   MacDermot

High   Commissioner for Canada

(Wikipedia) (Wikipedia   – List of Canadian High Commissioners to Australia)

His Excellency William   J. Sebald

Minister for USA

(Embassy of   the United State, Canberra)

His Excellency Dato   Gunn Lay Telk, OBE

High Commissioner for   Malaya

 

His Excellency   The Honourable F. Jones

High   Commissioner for N.Z.

(Wikipedia)

J. W. Overall, Esq

 

 

E. Richards, MVO

 

 

Dr J. Holt

 

 

His Excellency The Rt.   Honourable William   Philip Sidney De L'Isle, 1st Viscount De L’Isle VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO,   PC

Governor General of Australia  

(Wikipedia)

His Excellency The   Honourable S. C. Johnston

High   Commissioner for New Zealand

(Wikipedia - List   of High Commissioners of New Zealand to Australia

His Excellency Dato   Suleiman bin Dato Abdul Rahman

High Commissioner for the   Federation of Malaya

 

His Excellency Mr. S.   Ohta

Ambassador of Japan

 

His Excellency The Rt.   Honorable Richard   Gavin Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey, KG, GCMG, CH, DSO, MC, PC,

Governor General of   Australia

(ADB Online,   W J Hudson)

The Rt. Honourable Mr. Harold Holt

Prime Minister of Australia  

(National   Archives of Australia, Australia’s Prime Ministers)

Mr. J. Luke Hazlett

High   Commissioner for N.Z.

 

Mr. James Brophy

 

(ADB online,   Hilary Kent)

His Excellency, the Rt.   Honourable Sir Paul Meernaa   Caedwalla Hasluck, KG, GCMG, GCVO,

Governor General of   Australia

(Wikipedia)

The Rt. Honourable Mr. John G.   Gorton

Prime Minister of Australia  

(National   Archives of Australia, Australia’s Prime Ministers)

Mr. K. Enderby, M.H.A.

 

 

The Rt. Honourable Mr. William   McMahon

Prime Minister of Australia

(National   Archives of Australia, Australia’s Prime Ministers)

Mr. A. Hunt, M.H.R.

 

 

Mr. C. Rayment

 

 

Mrs. H. Fraser

 

 

Mrs. Bland

 

 

Mr. McCluskey

 

 

Mrs. McCluskey

 

 

Mrs. Whitlam

 

 

Mr. K. Fry, M.H.R.

 

 

Canberra ASC is proud to have strong community partnerships, including Icon Water as a major event sponsor.

Icon Water
Canberra Pentathlon 2016
ACE Swimming
Canberra Pentathlon 2016
Icon Water
Canberra Pentathlon 2016
Slix Australia
Canberra Pentathlon 2016
Sportmans Warehouse Gungahlin