Australian Institute of Marine Science Council

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) Council is responsible for ensuring the proper and efficient performance of the functions of AIMS and its conduct of research and development to generate and transfer knowledge to support the protection and sustainable use of the marine environment.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Cape Ferguson
    Townsville QLD 4810

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Elizabeth Woods OAM 1 April 2022 31 March 2027
Other Mr. Basil Ahyick 31 July 2023 27 March 2024
Member Ms. Patricia Kelly PSM 6 July 2023 5 July 2028
Member Dr. Thomas Barlow 11 March 2020 31 December 2023
Member Dr. Erika Techera 16 March 2020 15 March 2025
Member Prof. Simon Biggs 3 March 2022 13 February 2027
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