Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The primary functions of ARRTC are to: • independently consider and review research into, and programs for the collection and assessment of information relating to, the effects of uranium mining operations on the environment in the Alligator Rivers Region, including Kakadu National Park • make recommendations to the minister on the nature and extent of research necessary to protect and restore the environment in the region. The committee comprises a chair with scientific or technical qualifications, one member with scientific or technical qualifications appointed on the nomination of the Northern Land Council, and other independent scientific experts as required.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Environment Protection (Alligator Rivers Region) Act 1978

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    14

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but noted in parent's annual report

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    16 February 1994

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Craig Simmons 1 November 2018 31 October 2021
Member Ms. Julia Carpenter 30 April 2020 30 April 2023
Member Dr. Elizabeth Rumpff 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Dr. Geoffrey Pickup 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Dr. Jenny Stauber 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Dr. Christopher Brady 10 May 2018 9 May 2021
Member Professor Fran Sheldon 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Prof. Wendy Timms 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Prof. John Zichy-Woinarsky 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Assoc Professor Gavin Mudd 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
Member Prof. Kingsley Dixon 1 November 2017 31 October 2020
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