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Pastoral Board

The Pastoral Board of South Australia is responsible to the Minister for Climate, Environment and Water for the administration of the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989.

The board provides policy and general advice when requested by the Minister.

Members of the Pastoral Board

Members of the Pastoral Board are appointed under the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989. The six Pastoral Board members are appointed for up to a 3-year term and come from a range of backgrounds.

Collectively the board has an extensive knowledge of the administrative, environmental and economic pastoral issues faced in the South Australian pastoral lands.

The Pastoral Board appointments are:


  • Roger Wickes (Presiding Member)
  • John Read
  • Lisa Edwards
  • Anne Collins
  • Andrew Smart
  • Emily Jenke

Deputy members

  • Vicky Linton (Deputy to Roger Wickes)
  • Katherine Tuft (Deputy to John Read)
  • Joyleen Booth (Deputy to Lisa Edwards)
  • Fiona Warwick (Deputy to Anne Collins)
  • Ian Morris (Deputy to Andrew Smart)
  • Fraser Vickery (Deputy to Emily Jenke)

*Pastoral Board Communique

The Pastoral Board Communique will be distributed approximately bi-monthly and include information about board meetings and events.

*Pastoral Board policies and forms

The board's policy work is guided by the Policy Framework 2021 (PDF 282.4 KB).

*Annual reports

  • Pastoral Board Annual Report 2016–17 (PDF 464.2 KB)
  • Pastoral Board Annual Report 2011–12 (PDF 152.0 KB)

More information


Pastoral Board of SA
Phone: (08) 8429 0333

*Note: these documents were prepared when the Pastoral Unit was part of PIRSA – references to PIRSA should be taken to mean DEW from 1 July 2022 when the Pastoral Unit became part of DEW.