Tourism Reef Advisory Committee
The current three year term of membership of the Tourism Reef Advisory Committee (TRAC) will expire 31 December 2017.
Communiques of Committee meetings
A public report is prepared after each TRAC meeting, summarising the major issues discussed at that meeting.
- Communique TRAC meeting 1
- Communique TRAC meeting 2
- Communique TRAC meeting 3
- Communique TRAC meeting 4
- Communique TRAC meeting 5
- Communique TRAC meeting 6*
- Communique TRAC meeting 8
* No Communique for TRAC meeting 7 as this was a workshop focusing on the development of the Reef blueprint.
Who’s on the Committee
The TRAC is a competency-based committee with members providing a cross-section of stakeholder expertise and interests in areas relevant to tourism on the Great Barrier Reef. There is an independent Chair. The Committee is appointed for a three-year period. The Committee is supported by the GBRMPA's General Manager, Policy and Stewardship and Director, Tourism and Stewardship (and any other relevant Director), who attend each meeting.
|Member||Organisation and/or Field of Expertise|
|SCHUNTNER, Glenys Ms||Independent Chair - Advocacy for regional economic development|
|BAKER, Tony Mr||Marine tourism operations, including pontoons in the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef|
|BOURKE, Glenn Mr||Tourism resorts|
|BROWN, Tony Mr||Sailing and day tourism operations in the Whitsunday region of the Great Barrier Reef|
|CHARTERS, Tony Mr||Ecotourism Australia - Ecotourism and tourism in protected areas|
|CLARE, Geoff Mr||National Parks, Sport and Racing - Tourism management in the Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park|
|CROCOMBE, Paul Mr||Marine tourism in the central region of the Great Barrier Reef|
|DRAKE, Mike Mr||International cruise shipping and marketing|
|FOX, Samantha Ms||Department of Environment and Energy - National protected area management, tourism in protected areas and heritage values|
|GASH, Peter Mr||Sustainable tourism and aircraft operations in the southern region of the Great Barrier Reef|
|GRANT, Chrissy Ms||Indigenous Affairs|
|GSCHWIND, Daniel Mr||Queensland Tourism Industry Council - Business acumen and economics|
|JOHNSTON, Nathan Mr||ANSA Queensland – Recreational fishing in the Great Barrier Reef|
|JUDD, Annie Ms||Bareboat operations in the Whitsundays and tourism marketing|
|McCARTHY, Daniel Mr||Charter fishing|
|MCKENZIE, Col Mr||Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators - Marine tourism industry and diving|
|MORGANS, David Mr||Tourism and Events Queensland - Regional tourism development|