Applications Open: AgriFutures™ Tea Tree Oil Program Advisory Panel


AgriFutures Australia is seeking applications from individuals with an agricultural research/science background and a passion for/interest in research, development and extension (RD&E), for the position of panel member within the AgriFutures™ Tea Tree Oil Program Advisory Panel.

The Advisory Panel consists of people with a range of skills and experience in the research, farming and processing sectors of the Tea Tree Oil Industry, together with a representative from AgriFutures Australia.

The Advisory Panel, in partnership with AgriFutures Australia, provides recommendations on the allocation of RD&E funding for the AgriFutures™ Tea Tree Oil Program and meets, on average, four times per year either in person or via teleconference.

Members of the Advisory Panel will be recompensed for their services to AgriFutures Australia at rates determined by the Commonwealth’s Remuneration Tribunal. Please note that Advisory Panels do not hold financial delegations. Panel members are entitled to sitting fees for meetings and travel expenses.

AgriFutures™ Tea Tree Oil Advisory Panel Member role:

The key functions of AgriFutures Australia Industry Advisory Panels are to:

  • Advise AgriFutures Australia on the current state of the industry, and its RD&E requirements
  • Provide recommendations on RD&E applications consistent with the research priorities identified in the AgriFutures™ Tea Tree Oil Program RD&E Plan 2018-2022
  • Advise on and assist with the dissemination, adoption and commercialisation of RD&E.

How to apply

Applicants are required to complete the application form, skills matrix, provide the details of two referees and attach their CV (no longer than three pages) via the online application system.

As part of the application process applicants will be required to outline relevant experience in the Australian agricultural sector and expected contribution to the Advisory Panel.

Submissions close Thursday, 8 August 2019

For more information about the opportunity contact:
Gae Plunkett
0490 091 856

Gae Plunkett
Manager, Research
0490 091 856