Committee & Staff

Our Independent Chair

Sarah Courtney

As a former Government Minister, Sarah brings a keen understanding of policy development, stakeholder engagement and community engagement.

Sarah concurrently holds a number of roles across agriculture and aquaculture, bringing diverse industry experience, along with contemporary corporate governance skills.

Sarah has tertiary qualifications in engineering, commerce and viticulture, and is a Graduate of the AICD.


Nick Steel

Nick brings very finely-honed advocacy, lobby and policy development skills.

Nick’s previous role with the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association, as deputy CEO, provided him with long-term experience within a membership-based organisation in dealing with land and resource use issues.

He has qualifications in biosecurity, banking & finance, and farm management.

Committee & Staff

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