The President of the Branch Council, John Ralph AC, has confirmed the recommendation of the Branch Executive Committee for the appointment of the Chief Commissioner Designate.

The President has advised the Chief Scout of Victoria, The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC Governor of Victoria, that Brendan Watson OAM (currently Region Commissioner Melbourne Region) is recommended for appointment as the Chief Commissioner Designate.

Upon confirmation from the Chief Scout further advice of the appointment will be provided.