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)

 

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel Members

Panel MemberSection of Act
​Craig Midgely​S 8(2)(a) as Chair person
​Vacant​S 8(2)(b) as a person with ability and experience in planning issues nominated by the Chairperson of the RPDC
​Vacant​S 8(2)(c) as a person, other than the Director, EPA, with ability and experience in environmental management
​Vacant​S 8(2)(ca) as a person other than the Director, EPA, with ability and expertise in fish health and biosecurity
​Colin Buxton​S 8(2)(d) as a person with ability in marine resource management
​Vacant​S 8(2)(e) as a person with ability to assess boating, recreational and navigational issues
​Pheroze Jungalwalla​S 8(2)(f) as a person with experience in marine farming
​Neil Campbell​S 8(2)(fa) as a person with expertise in local government issues
​Heather ChongS 8(2)(g) as person nominated by the Minister
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The Marine Farming Planning Review Panel is established under section 8 of the Marine Farming Planning Act 1995. Panel members are appointed by the Governor.


 

Panel Decisio​​​ns and Reports

   Decision report for draft Amendment No. 5 to the Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay MFDP 22 August 2018  (996Kb)

   Decision report for draft Amendment No. 3 to the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP 12 August 2018   (959Kb)

 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 D'Entrecasteaux 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 off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP July 1998   (7Mb)
  MFPRP Decision Report Draft Amendment No. 6 to the D'Entrecasteaux Channel MFDP February 2002   (1Mb)




 
 



 

Contact

Marine Farming Branch
Water and Marine Resources Division
Marine Board Building
Level 4, 1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3110, 1300 368 550
Email: marinefarming.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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