Agriculture and Water Resources
The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) was established by the Australian Government to work with industry to invest in research, development and extension (RD&E) for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic cotton industry. CRDC is based in Narrabri, the centre of one of Australia's major cotton growing regions and the location of the major cotton research facility, the Australian Cotton Research Institute. The purpose of the CRDC is to support the performance of the cotton industry: helping to increase both productivity and profitability of our growers.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 October 1990

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Richard Haire 29 August 2016 28 August 2019
Deputy Chair VACANT    
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Kathryn Adams 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Prof. Les Copeland 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Dr. Jeremy Burdon 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Greg Kauter 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Director/Non-Executive Director Mrs. Elizabeth (Liz) Alexander 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Non-Executive Director Ms. Rosemary Richards 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
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