Industry, Innovation and Science
The National Climate Science Advisory Committee will provide strategic direction for Australian climate science research. It will enable a nationally aligned and integrated approach to climate science that addresses national business and policy development needs. The Committee comprises senior representatives from across Australian climate science research, investment and policy agencies and institutions. This broad representation will boost collaboration across agencies and sectors, ensure climate science activities are coordinated and prioritised, and guide investment to maintain and strengthen Australia's researcg capability. The Chair of the Committee will report to the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science and the Minister for the Environment and Energy after each meeting to provide the key areas of discussion and advice.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2016

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Katherine Woodthorpe 6 May 2016 5 May 2019
Other Dr. Gordon de Brouwer PSM 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Other Ms. Glenys Beauchamp 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Other Dr. Gwen Fenton 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Other Dr. Helen Cleugh 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Other Dr. Andrew Johnson 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Other Dr. Alan Finkel AO 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Member Prof. Timothy Naish 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Member Prof. Stuart Mark Howden 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Member Associate Professor Julie Arblaster 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
Member Mr. John Gunn 9 December 2016 8 December 2019
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