Lake Eyre Basin Scientific Advisory Panel

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The Scientific Advisory Panel is appointed by the Lake Eyre Basin Ministerial Forum. Its primary role is to provide relevant, timely and high quality scientific advice to the ministerial forum on matters relevant to the management of water and related natural resources within the Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement area, consistent with the spirit and intent of the agreement. The panel provides advice on monitoring the condition of rivers and catchments within the agreement area and the establishment of programs to meet those requirements. Current governance arrangements are under review, which will impact future membership.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Agreement / Treaty / Council Order

  • Established By/Under More info

    Lake Eyre Basin intergovernmental agreement

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    8

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    John Gorton Building, King Edward Terrace
    Parkes ACT 2601
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Professor Fran Sheldon 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Prof. Richard Kingsford 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Dr. Cuan Petheram 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Prof. Melissa Nursey-Bray 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Prof. Justin Brookes 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Prof. Samantha Capon 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Mr. Stephen Hostetler 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
Member Dr. Anne Jensen 25 January 2024 24 January 2027
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