Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The Reef 2050 Advisory Committee meets regularly to provide strategic advice on the implementation of Reef 2050 actions, stakeholder priorities, and highlight any emerging cross sectoral issues that need to be addressed. The inaugural Chairman is the Honourable Penelope Wensley AC, former Governor of Queensland and former Australian Ambassador for the Environment. The Chair is independent and is appointed by the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum. The Secretariat asks participating organisations to nominate senior representatives to participate in the Reef 2050 Advisory Committee.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    Reef 2050 Plan

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair The Hon. Annabelle Bennett AO SC 15 June 2024 14 June 2029
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