Contribute to a 25 year legacy while gaining valuable experience working with a Not-For-Profit. Meet new people and be a part of our enthusiastic committee.


We’re focused on supporting the NT Defence community with engaging events while promoting useful information, entertainment and support through our publication. We welcome all members of the NT Defence community to join us. Whether you’re a serving member, spouse, family member or veteran, your lived experiences are valuable and appreciated. You can learn to conduct interviews, plan events, hone your photography skills, or develop journalistic writing skills.


Free training, certificates and course opportunities are just some of the benefits our members receive. Volunteering also looks great on your resume if you are between employment or having a career break. You get to help the community, build a professional network and develop real transferrable skills.


Community Coordinator

Hannah Davey

Hannah has a strong background in event coordination and administration with a passion for community development. Hannah is also actively involved with the Australian Military Wives Choir and enjoys quality time with her two young children.

Chairperson & Editor

Deb Herring

As an Army Veteran who manages her own career coaching and wellbeing business, Deb is focused on managing projects for the Defence/Veteran community, while also balancing motherhood. She also has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science and is an Army Reservist for Smart Soldier Magazine.

Vice Chairperson & Graphic Designer

Emma Thom

Emma is an experienced Marketer, with skills in graphic design, media and public relations. Her passion for journalism and creativity brought her to The Top Ender. She also freelances as a marketing consultant, giving her the flexibility to work around Defence life and her 6 year old daughter.


Madison Collier

Since joining the Top Ender, Madi has made her mark by helping us update our procedural documents as well as contributing regularly with articles. Her dedication to the development of The Top Ender has ensured our continued success.


Dan Campbell

Dan is a veteran and reservist, who also runs several small businesses in the Darwin region, including his own real estate company. 

Public Officer

Deb Muir

Our very own Tindal representative! Deb is a wealth of knowledge and information that we truly adore. She regularly contributes to the magazine with travel inspiration on the more remote locations within the NT.


There is no minimum or maximum time obligations, we only ask that you join us for our monthly meetings wherever possible.
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