Crime Stoppers SA established – founding members were SA Police, RAA (Royal Automobile Association), Law Society, Insurance Council of Australia, Motor Trades Association and BankSA, with Principal sponsor being the State Bank of South Australia.

The 1996 Board was:

  • Chairman Graham Thompson (Housing Industry Association)
  • Deputy Chairman – Christopher Newland (Insurance Council of Australia)
  • Assistant Commissioner Robert Lean -Treasurer (SA Police)
  • Secretary Peter Hennekam (RAA)
  • Sue Bishop (Law Society of SA)
  • John Brewer (Neighborhood Watch)
  • Lisa Fahey (BankSA)
  • Richard Flashman (MTA)
  • Carmel O’Loughlin (Office for the Status of Women)
  • Rick Honan (Security Institute of SA)
  • Neil Smith (Southern Television Corporation)