Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 No 101
141B Biological Diversity Advisory Council
(1) There is to be a Biological Diversity Advisory Council (BDAC).
(2) The Minister is to determine by instrument in writing the
membership and the terms and conditions of appointment of members of
(3) The members of BDAC are to have expertise in one or more of the
(a) biological diversity,
(b) biological science,
(c) environmental science.
(4) BDAC may advise the Minister, the Director-General and the NRC
(a) likely impacts on biological diversity of actions to be taken
under the Act following the listing of threatened species, populations or
ecological communities or key threatening processes, and
(b) such other related matters as may be referred to BDAC by the
Minister, the Director-General or the NRC.