Marine Farming Planning Review Panel

​​​​The Marine Farming Planning Review Panel (the Panel) is established under section 8 of the Marine Farming Planning Act 1995 (the Act). Section 9 of the Act provides that the functions and powers of the Panel are to:

  • consider draft plans, draft amendments to marine farming development plans and draft modifications to marine farming development plans following reviews under section 48; and
  • consider environmental impact statements; and
  • consider comments made on draft plans, draft modifications and draft amendments; and
  • make recommendations to the Minister in respect of draft plans, draft modifications and draft amendments;
  • perform any other function imposed on it under this or any other Act;
  • undertake any other function or activity the Minister determines.
Section 9 also provides that the Panel may:
  • conduct hearings to assist it in the performance of its functions; and
  • do anything necessary or convenient to perform its functions.

  Panel Hearings Guidelines   (39Kb)


​Curren​​​t Panel Members

Panel MemberSection of the Marine Farming Planning Act 1995Appointment DateExpiry of Appointment
Craig Arthur Midgelys.8(2)a as Chair person27 January 2016 for a term of 5 years.26 January 2021
Pamela Scotts.8(2)b a person with ability and experience in planning issues nominated by the Chairperson of the Tasmanian Planning Commission10 April 2017 for a term of 5 years.9 April 2022
Pheroze Jungalwallas.8(2)(f) a person with experience in marine farming10 April 2017 for a term of 5 years.9 April 2022
Colin Buxtons.8(2)d a person with ability in marine resource management.16 September 2013 for a term of 5 years.

15 September 2018

 

Lia Morriss.8(2)e a person with ability to asses boating, recreational and navigational issues.27 January 2016 for term of 5 years.26 January 2021
Neil McLarty Campbells.8(2)fa a person with expertise in local government issues.  5 September 2017 for a term of two years4 September 2019
Heather Chongs.8(2)g a person nominated by the Minister.16 September 2013 for a term of 5 years.

15 September 2018

 

Louise Cherries.8(2)(c) a person with ability and experience in environmental management.  23 January 2018 for a term of 3 years.
 22 January 2021
Barbara Nowaks.8(2)(ca) a person with ability and expertise in fish health and biosecurity 23 January 2018 for a term of 3 years.
 22 January 2021


​Panel Decisio​​​ns and Reports

  Okehampton Bay salmon farming report   (2Mb)​

  Okehampton Bay salmon farming report cover letter   (176Kb)​

  MFPRP Decision Report_Draft Amendment No.3 to Huon River and Port Esperance MFDP February 2002   (2Mb)


  MFPRP Decision Report_Draft Amendment No.4 to DEntrecasteaux Channel MFDP February 2002   (2Mb)

  MFPRP Decision Report_Draft Amendment No.5 to D Entrecasteaux Channel MFDP February 2002   (8Mb)

  MFPRP Decision Report Draft Amendment No.1 to Storm Bay offTrumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP July 1998   (7Mb)

  MFPRP Decision Report Draft Amendment No 6 to the DEntrecasteaux Channel MFDP February 2002   (1Mb)

Contact

Marine Farming
Water and Marine Resources Division
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3110, 1300 368 550
Email: marinefarming.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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