The Future Drought Fund enhances the Commonwealth's ability to make arrangements with, and make grants to, persons or bodies in relation to drought resilience. The Drought Fund consists of the Future Drought Fund Special Account and the investments of the Future Drought Fund. The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee is responsible for advising the Drought Minister about a draft Drought Resilience Funding Plan and about whether the proposed design of the program of arrangements or grants to be made are consistent with the Drought Resilience Funding Plan.
Type of Body
E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Future Drought Fund Act 2019
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Mr. Brent Finlay||19 September 2019||18 September 2023|
|Member||Dr. Kate Andrews||19 September 2019||18 September 2023|
|Member||Dr. Wendy Craik||19 September 2019||18 September 2023|
|Member||Dr. Elizabeth Petersen||19 September 2019||18 September 2023|
|Member||Ms. Caroline Welsh||19 September 2019||18 September 2023|