The Secretariat (APF Office) has full time staff to assist members and administer the sport of parachuting in Australia. Staff are available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5 pm Eastern Standard Australian Time except public holidays.

Please see details below to contact our friendly and efficient staff for all your inquiries.

Australian Parachute Federation Ltd

Site Address

Unit 3, Portal Office West, 2994 Logan Road,
Underwood Queensland 4119, Australia

Postal Address

Po Box 1440, Springwood Queensland 4127, Australia


07 3457 0100 (International: +61 7 3457 0100)

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APF Office Contacts

For Membership / General enquires or to contact any of the people below, please fill in our the contact form for the member you wish to contact.
Chief Executive Officer Richard McCooey Contact
Safety & Training Charl Rootman Contact
Technical Ria Peck Contact
Technical Wade Challenor  Contact
Sport Development Jules McConnel, Melissa Harvie Contact
National Coach Jules McConnel Contact
Accounts Craig Perrin Contact
Administration Jenny Larkin, Sandy Jappe, Sarah Barrett, Liddy Vearing Contact
Trauma Counselling Contact Jenny Larkin Contact

Safety & Training Officers

Position Name Phone Email
Safety & Training Officer (NQPC, SQPC, NTPC) Brandon van Niekerk 0412 546 763
Safety & Training Officer (NSWPC, VTPC) Mike Tibbitts 0458 753 854
Safety & Training Officer (SAPC, WAPC, VTPC) Chippe Lindberg 0458 546 077

Questions? Need More Information?

Overseas visitors can find a lot of information about Australian jumping standards, ratings, and equipment requirements in the Visitors and non-APF jumpers section.

We have tried to answer general questions about on the FAQ Page. More questions can be answered through your local Drop zone or Club. Information about how the APF and skydiving got started can be answered by Clicking Here.

Technical questions can be directed towards the APF Office.

APF Office Staff also deal with licensing and rating questions.

Questions about APF Board decisions should be directed towards your local APF Board representative or someone at your APF Area Council.

If you are not sure who you need to talk to just contact the APF Office and we will direct you to the appropriate person.

Matters regarding this website (e.g. equipment for sale, changed contact details for clubs, etc.) can be directed to the APF Office.