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Executive Director Mr Gordon Broderick

Mr Gordon Broderick is the Executive Director of the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia – a position he has held since the Council was formed in 1982.   

Mr Broderick’s long and distinguished career in the alcohol beverage industry of over 30 years, beginning in the 1970s with his appointment as secretary of the Wholesale Spirit Merchants Association of Victoria and later as general secretary of the national organisation – and DSICA’s predecessor – the Federated Wholesale Spirit Merchants Association of Australia.

In 1992, Mr Broderick was awarded the Gold SAM award for services to the Australian Liquor Industry and in 1997 was made a ‘Keeper of the Quaich’ for services to the Scotch Whisky Industry. In July 2000, Gordon was awarded the Australian Hotels Association President’s Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the national hotel industry.

Mr Broderick was educated at Melbourne High School and the Royal Military College, Duntroon.  He is a Life Member of the Melbourne High School Old Boys Association and a former School Board Member.

In 1999, Mr Broderick was elected as the first civilian President of the Naval and Military Club, (Victoria) in which he served capably for three years.   He is also a member of both the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) and Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV).

  • Members of DSICA

  • DSICA's membership consists of the leading global manufacturers and importers of distilled spirits operating in the Australian market.

  • DSICA Goals

  • The Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia Inc (DSICA) is the peak body representing the interests of distilled spirit manufacturers and importers in Australia, and was formed in 1982.

  • National Alcohol Beverage Industries Council

  • DSICA is a member of the National Alcohol Beverage Industries Council, alongside other peak bodies representing the different sectors of the Australian alcohol industry.

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