The Marine Farming Planning Review Panel makes recommendations to the Minister about proposed Marine Farming Development Plan drafts or amendments, according to assessment, planning and regulatory frameworks.
About the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel
The Marine Farming Planning Review Panel (the Panel) comprises a Chairperson and experts in the areas of planning, environmental management, marine farming, fish health and biosecurity, marine resource management, boating, recreation and navigation, and local Government.
The role of the Panel includes:
The Panel may conduct hearings
to perform these functions or undertake other activities determined by the Minister.
Current Panel members are:
|Lloyd Klumpp||S 8(2)(a) as Chairperson|
|Mitchell Clark||S 8(2)(b) as a person with ability and experience in planning issues nominated by the Chairperson of the RPDC|
|Paul West||S 8(2)(c) as a person, other than the Director, EPA, with ability and experience in environmental management|
|Rod Andrewartha||S 8(2)(ca) as a person other than the Director, EPA, with ability and expertise in fish health and biosecurity|
|Prof Colin Buxton||S 8(2)(d) as a person with ability in marine resource management|
|Terry Long||S 8(2)(e) as a person with ability to assess boating, recreational and navigational issues|
|Phil Lamb||S 8(2)(f) as a person with experience in marine farming|
|Cheryl Arnol||S 8(2)(fa) as a person with expertise in local government issues|
|Heather Chong||S 8(2)(g) as person nominated by the Minister|
Panel Decisions and Reports
In 2017, Petuna Aquaculture applied to prepare the Storm Bay North MFDP to provide for finfish farming in the north central area of Storm Bay.
MFPRP Decision Report for Draft Storm Bay North MFDP November 2018 (1Mb)
Errata - Appendix B - MFPRP Decision Report for Draft Storm Bay North MFDP November 2018 (12 April 2019) (260Kb)
In 2017, Tassal requested an amendment to the existing MFDP to create a new marine farming zone west of Wedge Island in Storm Bay.
Decision Report for Draft Amendment No. 5 to the Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay MFDP 22 August 2018 (996Kb)
In 2017, Huon Aquaculture requested an amendment to the existing MFDP to create a new marine farming zone Yellow Bluff.
Decision Report for Draft Amendment No. 3 to the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP 12 August 2018 (959Kb)