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This is a list of all the users who assist in the management of a state or region of Australia, as well as links to their editor profiles.

Please do not edit this page without Country Management permission.

Waze APAC Staff

Waze Staff members represent Waze in the Asia Pacific region. For editing queries, questions are best directed at the State/Country Managers, not Waze staff.

  • nickyaug (Waze Community Manager, Level 7)
  • leeorib (Waze Community Manager, Level 6)

Australian Leadership Team

The Australian Leadership Team are the Australia's internal management, and are responsible for country management decisions, such as user management, approvals, and policy changes to editing in Australia.

  • LostInMyMaps (Australian Coordinator, Global Champ, Country Manager, Level 6)
  • GBSpeedy1305 (Australian Coordinator, Country Manager, Level 6)
  • deanonzl (Country Manager, Global Champ [NZ], Level 6)
  • Scoota (Local Champ, Country Manager, Level 5)

Whole Country

State Managers

New South Wales

  • LostInMyMaps (Australian Coordinator, Global Champ, Country Manager, Level 6)
  • TimAThing (Country Manager, Level 5)

Australian Capital Territory*



  • LostInMyMaps (Australian Coordinator, Global Champ, Country Manager, Level 6)
  • TimAThing (Country Manager, Level 5)


  • GBSpeedy1305 (Australian Coordinator, Country Manager, Level 6)
  • Scoota (Local Champ, Country Manager, Level 5)

Northern Territory

Western Australia

  • BTStar (Country Manager, Emeritus Local Champ, Level 6)
  • MiniDooper (Country Manager, Level 5)

South Australia


State Managers who manage New South Wales also have the Australian Capital Territory in their area. However, please defer to local managers for any questions about the ACT before asking NSW State Managers.

Area Managers

Our list of area managers is maintained using the Waze forum usergroup for Australian Area Managers.

Other Roles

Event Marshals

The Event Marshal (formally called MTE Marshal) role helps to promote Traffic Events on Waze and collaborate with closure teams. More info on their position here. Event Marshals also provide guidance on the creation of Traffic Events and RTC permissions.

Event Marshals in Australia are:

Real Time Closure (RTC) Permissions

The following users have been given real time closure permissions in a defined polygon to assist with Traffic Events.

  • BTStar
  • BeastlyHaz
  • Burdo25
  • ChopStir
  • Dizzie131
  • GBSpeedy1305
  • JacksonRHarvey
  • Kambingtinggi
  • Keilorca
  • LostInMyMaps
  • LysdexiaEht
  • Matthe3
  • MiniDooper
  • Scoota
  • TerritoryKate
  • Theclem54
  • TimAThing
  • Vestigal

Waze for Cities - Partners Coordinators

The partners coordinator role aims to clarify and organise the relationship and knowledge sharing between editors and partners in a specific city, region or country. The coordinator will handle general communication, mentoring etc. playing a critical role in the city's transportation flow. Each community should have 1-2 coordinators.

  • BTStar
  • Vestigal

Social Media Managers

Moderators of the Waze Australia Facebook page. Once left to idle, another 2020 project to increase our content and connection. A new marketing project is underway in 2020, so our messaging has been put on hold except for new announcements. We regularly engage with comments and private messages however.

  • lakeyboy
  • LostInMyMaps
  • Vestigal


These fine people help to translate the app into Australia specific spelling and phrasing. This is a new project commencing in 2020.

  • LostInMyMaps
  • LysdexiaEht

New Member Coordinator / Mentor Coordinator

These people assist new members of the Waze Australia Editing community and refer them to mentors to support their growth. The new member coordinators also review and develop strategies to recruit and retain new map editors, and help develop resources to assist new members. They are a friendly face and advocate on behalf of new editors.

  • TerritoryKate

Other Communities

Community Boosters

Australia is very proud to have senior Australian editors supporting smaller international editing communities through the Community Booster program. Boosting around the global currently is:

  • BTStar

Beta Leaders

The Waze application beta testing program is led by passionate beta testing community members called beta leaders. Australia is proudly represented by the following Australian beta leaders:

  • BeastlyHaz