Agriculture and Water Resources
Shark-Plan Representative Group (SRG) was established in 2013 to oversee and report on the implementation of Australia's National Plan of Action for the Management and Conservation of Sharks - Shark-Plan 2. It will meet annually to review, monitor and report on the implementation of Shark-Plan 2 actions by jurisdictions; oversee preparation of advice to the Committee on Fisheries (FAO COFI) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on Australian shark conservation commitments; and identify and provide advice on progress taking place in addressing gaps in shark management and conservation issues as they relate to Shark-Plan 2. Membership of SRG includes representatives from the Northern Territory and state fisheries agencies; Australian Fisheries Management Authority; Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (including the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences); Australian Government Department of the Environment (including the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority); Fisheries Research Development Corporation; commercial and recreational fishers; and environmental non-government organisations.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Fisheries Management Forum

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    20

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    2 July 2013

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