Maurice Reilly - ​President

Maurice_ReillyMaurice Reilly was appointed President of Clubs Australia in October 2018.

He has served on the Clubs ACT board for 20 years and comes to the position with over 35 years’ experience in the club industry as a CEO, employee and industry representative. His previous roles within the industry include Chief Operating Officer and Board Member of the North Melbourne Football Club Ltd, CEO & General Manager of Ainslie Football & Social Club, Assistant General Manager of the Catalina Country Club, and Bar Manager of the Canberra North Bowling Club.  

In 2004, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the National Press Club of Australia -a role which he holds to this day.


Anthony Ball - Executive Director 

CA_ABAnthony was appointed Executive Director of Clubs Australia on 28 June 2010.  He is also the CEO of ClubKENO Holdings and the Chief Executive Officer of ClubsNSW, the peak industry body for NSW clubs.

Anthony has a Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University, a Certificate of Public Affairs from the University of Sydney and is a graduate of the American University's Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute in Washington DC.

Anthony has been involved in the club industry for over a decade. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Anthony was an Executive Manager at ClubsNSW, responsible for industry advocacy in the state and federal arenas.