Bill Bristow AM

Founder and Chairman of the Board


Bill’s interest in flying began in 1970. Bill has turbine, multi engine, fixed wing and helicopter ratings, a command instrument rating and is a qualified glider pilot.

The creation of Angel Flight Australia has allowed Bill the opportunity to combine his passion for social care with his love of flying. He brings a blend of management skill, knowledge of aviation and an active social conscience.

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Landing strip near Barcaldine.

Winner of the Queensland Australian of the Year Award 2005 and Member of the Order of Australia in 2009, Bill Bristow, Founder and Chairman of Angel Flight Australia has been recognised for his dedication and commitment to Australia’s less fortunate by instigating and building this successful community service.

Bill has retired from his former role as Managing Director and Senior Partner of Queensland advertising agency, BCM Partnership.

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