The Structure of the Rite
The Supreme Council of the 33° for Australia is the sovereign authority for the Rite within Australia and encompasses all States and Territories. The Supreme Council is led by the Sovereign Grand Commander who is supported by the Lieutenant Grand Commander and seven other members of Supreme Council.
According to the Grand Constitutions each Supreme Council in the world can have no more than nine members.
The members of the Supreme Council of the 33° for Australia are:
The Supreme Council of the 33° for Australia
|M∴P∴Bro W Thompson 33°||Sovereign Grand Commander|
|V∴P∴Bro GW Morgan 33°||Lieutenant Grand Commander||Regional Commander for Region 8|
|M∴Ill∴Bro JR Gist 33°||Grand Treasurer General H∴E∴||Regional Commander for Region 7|
|M∴Ill∴Bro AH Charlton 33°||Grand Register||Regional Commander for Region 6|
|M∴Ill∴Bro GW Summerhayes 33°||Grand Prior||Regional Commander for Region 5|
|M∴Ill∴Bro CO Mander 33°||Grand Director of Ceremonies||Regional Commander for Region 2|
|M∴Ill∴Bro GL Mauger 33°||Grand Marshal||Regional Commander for Region 3|
|M∴Ill∴Bro RV Pickering 33°||Grand Chancellor||Regional Commander for Region 1|
|M∴Ill∴Bro GP Cucel 33°||Grand Captain General||Regional Commander for Region 4|
The vast geographical area of Australia is divided into eight Regions where each is administered by a Regional Commander. Due to the large size of the Regions each are further divided into Districts where each District is administered by a District Commander. Appointments to the high office of Sovereign Grand Commander and Lieutenant Grand Commander are for a three year term. Appointments to the office of District Commander are for a five year term.