John Anictomatis is a long term Darwin resident, leading business identity and a committed husband and father.
Over the years, his business interests have included the LJ Hooker real estate franchise, as well as developing a number of successful residential, commercial and industrial projects.
In 1991, John became the Honorary Consul for Greece and was active in promoting sister-city relations between Darwin and Kalymnos. His service to the Greek community in Darwin was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2000 Honours List, with the Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the General Division in 2001 and was presented with the Centenary Medal in 2002.
John Anictomatis was sworn in as the 17th Administrator of the Northern Territory by
His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir William Deane on 28 November 2000. He served in the role until 2003.
John is the current Honorary Consul-General for Greece NT and continues to be involved with many community organisations, including the Immigration Resource and Settlement Centre of the Northern Territory, the Northern Territory University Foundation, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, St John Ambulance, the RSL, and many groups in our Greek community.
John is a committed statehood supporter who believes his four grandchildren should grow up and enjoy the same rights as any other Australians.