Chairmen of the Board

    • Sir John Garvan Oct 1924 – Jun 1926
    • Sir Robert Gibson GBE Jun 1926 – Jan 1934
    • Sir Claude Reading KCMG Jan 1934 – Aug 1945
    • Control was vested in the Bank’s Governor Aug 1945 – Aug 1951
    • Dr H C Coombs Aug 1951 – Jan 1960
    • Sir Warren McDonald KBE Jan 1960 – Nov 1965
    • Sir Roland Wilson KBE Oct 1966 – Jan 1975
    • Professor L F Crisp Feb 1975 – Dec 1984
    • Sir Brian Massy-Greene Aug 1984 – Mar 1988
    • M A (Tim) Besley AM Mar 1988 – Dec 1990
    • M A (Tim) Besley AO Jan 1991 – Oct 1999
    • John Ralph AO Nov 1999 – Sep 2004
    • John M Schubert Sep 2004 – Feb 2010
    • David Turner Feb 2010 – Dec 2016
    • Catherine Livingstone AO Jan 2017 – date

Governors, Managing Directors & Chief Executive Officers

  • Governors

    • Sir Denison Miller KCMG Jun 1912 – Jun 1923
    • James Kell Jun 1923 – Oct 1926
    • Sir Ernest Riddle KB Oct 1926 – Feb 1938
    • Sir Harry Sheehan CBE Mar 1938 – Mar 1941
    • H T Armitage CMG Mar 1941 – Dec 1948
    • Dr H C Coombs Jan 1949 – Jan 1960
  • Managing Directors

    • E B Richardson CBE Jan 1960 – Mar 1965
    • Sir Bede Callaghan CBE May 1965 – Aug 1976
    • Sir Ronald Elliott Aug 1976 – Aug 1981
    • V T Christie AO Aug 1981 – Mar 1987
    • D N Sanders CB Mar 1987 – Dec 1990
  • Chief Executive Officers

    • D N Sanders CB Jan 1991 – Jun 1992
    • David V Murray Jun 1992 – Sep 2005
    • Ralph Norris Sep 2005 – Nov 2011
    • Ian Narev Dec 2011 – April 2018
    • Matt Comyn April 2018 - date