John McAuliffe was appointed as Chairman of the Board in March 2015.
John was awarded the Order of Australia in June 2007 for service to the community particularly through executive roles in the areas of health care and public housing management, and to the property valuation industry.
John has a strong relationship with both Federal and State Governments and Secretaries and Directors General. He was a senior bureaucrat in the Federal Government until 2000 and was also called upon to provide advice on a range of issues. As Chairman of the Brisbane Housing Company he regularly meets with both Federal and State Ministers on housing issues and has provided advice to Andrew Fraser when he was the Treasurer, on stock transfer of the Government’s Housing portfolio. John is also working on a range of other confidential matters with the Government.
In 1989 John was awarded the Kenneth Campbell Memorial Award for professional excellence and outstanding service to The Australian Institute of Valuers and Land Economists.
Since 1966 John has been a senior lecturer (part-time) at the Queensland University of Technology for Land Valuation, Investment Theory and Land Studies in the Built Environment and the Surveying School. Those lectures involve students in the degree courses in Building, Quantity Surveying and Land Surveying. John has also lectured for 15 years at the University of Queensland on Property Valuation and during this period also lectured to valuation students in the degree course at the Gatton Agricultural College and to Diploma students in Brisbane. John wrote the correspondence papers for the final year valuation students.
John was previously the Chairman of the board of the Holy Spirit Hospital, Brisbane and Mater Health Services, Brisbane. He is a former member of the board of the Mount Olivet Hospital and is chairman of Brisbane Housing Company, Multicap, Catholic Property, Brisbane and Freedom Aged Care and a director of Holy Cross Laundry and Lady Bowen Trust.
John’s other qualifications include:
- Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Valuers and Land Economists;
- Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building – Chartered Builder;
- Associate Papua New Guinea Institute of Valuers and Land Administrators;
- Registered Valuer, Queensland and New South Wales;
- Registered Valuer, Papua New Guinea;
- Associate Central Technical College Brisbane – Diploma in Building and Diploma in Quantity Surveying; and
- Member Real Estate Institute of Queensland.