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Biographical entry Craik, Wendy (1949 - )

FTSE

Born
5 December 1949
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Company director and Zoologist

Summary

Wendy Craik was the first women to hold the position of executive officer of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. The focus of her academic and research work has been biology and fisheries since studying for a Bachelor of Science with Honours degree at the Australian National University (ANU) in the 1970s.

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1973
Award - University Medal (Zoology) received from the Australian National University (ANU)
1984 - 1990
Career position - Director of Research and Monitoring at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
1990 - 1992
Career position - Director of Planning and Management at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
1992 - 1995
Career position - Chair of the Queensland Catchment Management Co-ordinating Committee
1992 - 1995
Career position - Executive Officer of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
1992 - 1996
Career position - Member of the Marine Sub-committee of the Australian Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
1993 - 1995
Career position - Member of the Queensland Fisheries Policy Council
1994 - 1995
Career position - Chair of the Marine Sub-committee of the Australian Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
1995 - 2000
Career position - Executive Director of the National Farmers Federation
1995 - 2000
Career position - Trustee of the Australian Farmers Fighting Fund
1996 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1997 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Institute of Marine Science Council
1997 -
Career position - Member of the Institute of Land and Food Resources at the University of Melbourne
1997 - 1999
Career position - Member of the Australian Landcare Council
1997 - 2000
Career position - Chair of CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Land and Water Sector Advisory Committee
2000 -
Career position - Chair of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
2000 -
Career position - Chief Executive of Earth Sanctuaries Limited

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Wendy Craik, former executive director of the National Farmers' Federation, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Handbook 2001, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Victoria, 2001, 271 pp. Details
  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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