On 26 August 2018, the Queensland Government announced a Drought Program Review. The independent two member Independent Panel, Ms Ruth Wade and Mr Charles Burke have been appointed to conduct the Review to look at what can be done during, and prepare for future droughts in Queensland. The Panel has called for submissions to address the Drought Program Review Terms of Reference with submissions closing on 19 October 2018. The Panel have some questions which can guide individuals submissions on the webpage or if your organisation would like to submit directly to the panel, please email the DroughtProgramReview@qld.gov.au. Submissions will close on Friday 19 October 2018.
The Panel will be undertaking six regional forums in September/October, details about these forums can be found at www.qld.gov.au/droughtreview. The Panel invite your organisation to make a submission and if you would like to speak directly with the Panel or Secretariat to discuss, please register your interest when submitting. If you would like further information about the Drought Program Review, please contact the Secretariat on email DroughtProgramReview@qld.gov.au or on telephone 07 3096 6337.