Councillor Graham Docksey was born in Griffith and later moved to Gosford. He joined the Australian Army in 1964 and is presently the President of the City of Albury RSL Sub-Branch.
Graham is a retired Army officer and Vietnam veteran, having served in both the sixth and seventh Battalions in Vietnam as an infantryman. During his 46 years in the Army he was awarded amongst his other medals the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1990 and a Chief of Army Commendation from General Peter Cosgrove in 2001.
Graham is the Historian and Life Member of the 2/23rd Battalion Association (Albury Own). He is also a war historian and has been to Gallipoli on some eighteen occasions. He has just completed his first book.
Graham is a member of the Commercial Club and the SS&A. He is a life member of the Order of Australia Association and a Member of the Australian National Flag Association.
Graham’s interests include international travel and V8 Super Cars. This is Graham’s ninth year on Council and he was the Chair of the Local Traffic Committee for eight years. Graham has also been the Chair of the Planning and Development Committee and Chair of the Engineering and Works Committee. He is also Council representative on the Albury Northside Chamber of Commerce and the Clubs NSW Committee.
Graham is a Director on the Uiver Memorial Community Trust.
He was previously a member of the Finance and Administration Committee, the Community and Cultural Committee, the Planning and Development Committee and the Engineering and Works Committee. Graham is a past member of the MAMA Advisory Board, the Murray Arts Board and the Cultural Precinct Committee.
Graham balances his retirement and travel around his council responsibilities. He is passionate about his community, its people and its future.