Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The selection committee provides important transparency and independence in the appointment of Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) directors. At the request of the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the FRDC Selection Committee will conduct a selection process to identify candidates for nomination to the minister for appointment as FRDC directors. Membership includes a presiding member and up to four other members nominated by the presiding member, in consultation with the FRDC representative organisations. All selection committee members are appointed by the minister.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    2 July 1991

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Lindy Hyam 15 February 2021 30 November 2023
Member Ms. Jo-Anne Ruscoe 30 March 2021 30 November 2023
Member Dr. George Kailis 30 March 2021 30 November 2023
Member Ms. Annie Jarrett 30 March 2021 30 November 2023
Member Mr. Max Castle 30 March 2021 30 November 2023
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