Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Expert Panel has been established to assist in prioritising recovery actions for native species, ecological communities, natural assets and their cultural values for Indigenous Australians, which have been affected by recent extreme fire events. The Expert Panel will inform the further delivery of the Australian Government’s response to the fire events, including priority emergency actions to support impacted animals, plants, and ecosystems, as well as medium and long term responses required to support the recovery of Australia’s environment.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under


  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    15 January 2020

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Dr. Stephen van Leeuwen 15 January 2020 31 August 2020
Member Dr. Elizabeth Rumpff 15 January 2020 31 August 2020
Member Prof. Sarah Legge 15 January 2020 31 August 2020
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