Committees and advisory groups
The Bushfires Council is a statutory body that has a legislated responsibility under the Bushfires Management Act to advise the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources on bushfire prevention and control in the Northern Territory.
Members of the Bushfires Council are appointed by the Minister for a three-year term of office, and represent a range of land management interests from across the NT.
Bushfires Council NT members
Chair Bushfires Council NT
Deputy Chair Bushfires Council NT
Bureau of Meteorology
NT Bushfires Volunteer Association
Northern Land Council
Central Land Council
Chair Alice Springs Regional Committee
Chair Savanna Regional Committee
Chair Vernon Arafura Regional Committee
Chair Arnhem Regional Committee
Chair Barkly Regional Bushfires Committee
Regional Bushfires Committees
The Bushfires Management Act also establishes Regional Bushfires Committees for each of the NT’s five Fire Management Zones. Regional Bushfires Committees have a statutory requirement to advise the Bushfires Council on measures to be taken to prevent, manage and control bushfires within their gazetted Fire Management Zone.
Members are appointed to Regional Bushfire Committees by the Minister for a three-year term of office.
For more information contact Bushfires NT.
Last updated: 14 March 2019