South Australian Branch

Welcome to the SA branch of the RACI. Our committee meets on a monthly basis to collaborate and establish regular activities and events for our local members and the wider community.

Our groups


Within our Branch we have established a range of specialist interest groups. They have been formed to encourage networking and other events between members who have a particular area of interest, and to encourage the wider chemistry community to participate. We'd love you to be involved.

These groups comprise:

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Branch committee

President - Ms Robyn Pillans
Treasurer - Dr Eric Wilkes
Secretary - Dr Susan Pyke
Past President - Chris Sumby
Committee Member - Dr Ula Alexander
Committee Member - Dr Dario Arrua
Committee Member - Mr Glen Arthur
Committee Member - Stephen Bell
Committee Member - Dr Melanie Farrier
Committee Member - Emily Hilder
Committee Member - Dr Courtney Hollis
Committee Member - Dr Zhongfan Jia
Committee Member - Martin Johnston
Committee Member - Dr Amin Khodabandeh
Committee Member - Miss Renata Kucera
Committee Member - Mr Samuel Nitschke
Committee Member - Dr Damien Rankine
Committee Member - Dr Matthew James Sykes
Committee Member - Stewart Walker
Social Media Officer - Dr Thomas Fallon


Become connected


If you would like to connect with SA branch please contact us

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Chemistry in Australia Magazine

You will have online access to 4 quarterly issues of Chemistry in Australia, the RACI’s member magazine, per year.

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Branch awards

Nominations are now open for the following Branch Awards

The Bob Morton Centenary of Federation Teaching Award inChemistry