Distinguished Professor Helene Marsh announced as one of the first four members of Australia's Ministerial Council on the Environment


07 July 2014

Professor Helene Marsh – one of Australia’s leading experts on marine mammals has been named as one of the first four members of a new Threatened Species Scientific Committee.

Every year millions of dollars are spent in an attempt to reverse the trend in decline of Australia’s threatened species. Despite significant investment across all levels of Government, the private sector and non-government organisations, there are a growing number of native animals and plants facing the threat of extinction.

The committee will advise and assist Australia’s first Threatened Species Commissioner Mr Gregory Andrews to help address the growing threat of extinction of Australian species. Read more