Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
The CRC Advisory Committee was established under the Innovation Australia Board to implement the recommendations of the CRC Program review and provide advice to the Minister on the CRC Program. The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Advisory Committee may consists of up to seven members:- an independent Chair, five other independent members appointed by the Minister of Industry and Science for a period of up to five years and an ex-officio member. Committee Members are drawn from industry, research and Australian Government departments and agencies responsible for innovation and research. Committee members are selected to ensure the CRC Advisory Committee has a broad range of expertise relevant to the needs of the program in research, education, utilisation, research management, industry and other end users.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2015

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Kylie Sproston 18 June 2018 17 June 2021
Member Prof. Wendy Erber 18 November 2020 17 November 2023
Member Mr. David Williamson 11 September 2019 10 September 2022
Member Ms. Denise Goldsworthy AO 8 August 2018 7 August 2021
Member Prof. Bronwyn Harch FTSE, AStat, GAICD 24 August 2020 23 August 2023
Member Mr. Doug Stuart 20 June 2020 19 June 2023
Member Dr. Damian Barrett 9 April 2019 8 April 2022
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