Environment and Energy
The Board prepares and implements, in conjunction with the Director of National Parks, the Kakadu National Park management plan, monitors management of the Park, and provides advice to the Minister on developments in the park. 15 members comprising 10 Indigenous persons nominated by the traditional owners of the Park, the Director of National Parks, Parks Australia Assistant Secretary responsible for Kakadu, a person employed in the tourism industry, a person prominent in nature conservation, and a person nominated by the Northern Territory government.

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

    15

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    26 July 1989

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Ryan Barrowei 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Deputy Chair Ms. Maria Lee 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Tony Mayell 24 September 2013 23 September 2018
Member Mr. Geoff Bailey 10 August 2017 9 August 2022
Member Ms. Yvonne Margarula 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Sampson Henry 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Ms. Bessie Coleman 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Ms. Kathleen Noonan 25 May 2017 24 May 2022
Member Ms. Sally Barnes 12 June 2014 27 January 2019
Member Ms. Mai Katona 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Jeffrey Lee 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Jonathon Nadji 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Michael Bangalang 2 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Mr. Alfred Nayinggul 20 May 2016 1 May 2021
Member Prof. Michael Douglas 14 August 2014 13 August 2019
Member Mr. Alastair Shields 21 March 2017 20 March 2022
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