Agriculture
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.

Further information

  • 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

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    5

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    19 September 2019

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
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