Environment and Energy
The establishment of the Threatened Species Scientific Committee is provided for under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The EPBC Act also sets out the functions of the Committee. These include advising the Minister on the amendment and updating of lists for threatened species, threatened ecological communities, and key threatening processes together with the making or adoption of recovery plans and threat abatement plans.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    16 July 2000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Dr. Sarah Legge 21 December 2015 30 November 2020
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Prof. Colin Simpfendorfer 25 March 2015 30 November 2019
Member Dr. Hamish Campbell 25 March 2015 30 November 2019
Member Associate Professor Nicola Mitchell 25 March 2015 30 November 2019
Member Prof. Kingsley Dixon 25 March 2015 30 November 2019
Member VACANT    
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