An Independent Expert Panel and a Reef 2050 Advisory Committee have been established to advise the Australian and Queensland governments on the implementation and review of the Reef 2050 Plan.
Independent Expert Panel
The Independent Expert Panel provides scientific and expert advice related to the Great Barrier Reef, including support for the implementation and review of the Reef 2050 Plan, Reef Water Quality Protection Plan and other matters, as requested. The Panel also advises the Australian Government Minister for the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water on funding priorities for the $260 million Reef Trust.
The inaugural Chair is Professor Ian Chubb, the former Australian Chief Scientist.
Reef 2050 Advisory Committee
The Reef 2050 Advisory Committee meets regularly to provide strategic advice on implementing Reef 2050 actions and stakeholder priorities and highlight any emerging cross-sectoral issues that must be addressed.
The inaugural Chairman is the Honourable Penelope Wensley AC, former Governor of Queensland and former Australian Ambassador for the Environment.
the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water - Reef 2050 Advisory Communique