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 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's (GBRMPA) 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|