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.

* 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.

MemberOrganisation and/or Field of Expertise
SCHUNTNER, Glenys MsIndependent Chair - Advocacy for regional economic development
BAKER, Tony MrMarine tourism operations, including pontoons in the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef
BOURKE, Glenn MrTourism resorts
BROWN, Tony MrSailing and day tourism operations in the Whitsunday region of the Great Barrier Reef
CHARTERS, Tony MrEcotourism Australia - Ecotourism and tourism in protected areas
CLARE, Geoff MrNational Parks, Sport and Racing - Tourism management in the Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park
CROCOMBE, Paul MrMarine tourism in the central region of the Great Barrier Reef
DRAKE, Mike MrInternational cruise shipping and marketing
FOX, Samantha MsDepartment of Environment and Energy - National protected area management, tourism in protected areas and heritage values
GASH, Peter MrSustainable tourism and aircraft operations in the southern region of the Great Barrier Reef
GRANT, Chrissy MsIndigenous Affairs
GSCHWIND, Daniel MrQueensland Tourism Industry Council - Business acumen and economics
JOHNSTON, Nathan MrANSA Queensland – Recreational fishing in the Great Barrier Reef
JUDD, Annie MsBareboat operations in the Whitsundays and tourism marketing
McCARTHY, Daniel MrCharter fishing
MCKENZIE, Col MrAssociation of Marine Park Tourism Operators - Marine tourism industry and diving
MORGANS, David MrTourism and Events Queensland - Regional tourism development