John Dansie

John joined the Army Reserve in 2001 and transferred to the ARA in 2003.  In 2009 he commenced training to become a minister in the Uniting Church in Australia. In 2015 he was commissioned as a chaplain 

John is an avid board gamer and scale model builder.

He is currently undertaking a Masters in Ministry 


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

Command Post

Professional Care for Pastoral Carers

'Who padres the Padre?' Major Dansie discusses the topic of padre supervision with the view to create a program to support padres in their work.

By John Dansie

Unit PME

Playing Board Games for PME? Using Diplomacy to Discuss Communication, Strategy, Values and Ethics

In this article Chaplain John Dansie reports on the results of using the board game 'Diplomacy' as a training tool for character training.

By John Dansie