Agriculture and Water Resources
The Scientific Advisory Panel is appointed by the Lake Eyre Basin Ministerial Forum. Its primary role is to provide relevant, timely and high quality scientific advice to the Ministerial Forum on matters relevant to the management of water and related natural resources within the Agreement Area, consistent with the spirit and intent of the Agreement. In particular, the Scientific Advisory Panel provides advice on monitoring the condition of rivers and catchments.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Agreement / Treaty / Council Order

  • Established By/Under More info

    Lake Eyre Basin intergovernmental agreement

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    17 December 2001

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Dr. Justin Costelloe 7 November 2016 6 November 2019
Member Prof. Richard Kingsford 18 April 2017 17 April 2020
Member Dr. Sue Jackson 29 June 2015 29 May 2018
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