Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Community Advisory Panel

The Panel is established under the Kosciuszko Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018.

Applications for membership of the Wild Horse Community Advisory Panel are now closed. The panel will be appointed by the Minister for Environment and Heritage at the end of the assessment process.

The panel will comprise at least 6 but no more than 8 members who meet the composition requirements and qualifications in Schedule 1 of the Act.

The panel must include at least one Aboriginal person, one representative of the community from the locality around Kosciuszko National Park and other persons who have expertise and experience in one or more of the following:

  • recreational planning and management (including horse riding)
  • horse or other animal welfare management
  • alpine tourism planning and management
  • community involvement in conservation.

Community members with scientific expertise are eligible for membership.

Panel appointments will initially be for 12 months. In accordance with the Act, the Minister for Environment and Heritage will appoint panel members and a Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.