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Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development

Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (IESC) provides independent, expert scientific advice on coal seam gas and large coal mining proposals as requested by the Australian Government and state government regulators. Additionally, the IESC provides advice to the Australian Government on bioregional assessments and research priorities and projects.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    8

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Dept of the Environment, John Gorton Building, King Edwards Terrace
    Parkes 2600
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Chris Pigram AM 14 September 2020 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Wendy Timms 14 October 2019 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Craig Simmons 16 October 2019 30 June 2022
Member Dr. Jenny Stauber 14 September 2020 30 June 2023
Member Associate Professor Philip Hayes 1 June 2021 30 June 2022
Member Prof. Jenny Davis 1 October 2021 30 June 2024
Member Dr. Roderic Nathan 1 October 2021 30 June 2024
Member Dr. Andrew Boulton 1 October 2021 31 December 2023
Member Prof. Rory Nathan 1 October 2021 30 June 2024
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