National Fishing Advisory Council

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The National Fishing Advisory Council (NFAC) will provide the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (or his/her delegate) with information and advice on fisheries issues, proposed legislation and policies. NFAC’s aim is to provide timely information and advice from a cross-section of industry participants on contemporary national-level issues affecting commercial, indigenous and recreational fishing and the aquaculture and seafood distribution industries, particularly with regard to Commonwealth fisheries.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Other

  • Established By/Under More info

    Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    15

  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Council

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Colin Buxton 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Ms. Jo-anne McCrea 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Mr. Mark Ryan 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Ms. Katherine Winchester 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Dr. Emma Lee 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Mr. Stan Lui 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Ms. Annie Jarrett 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member VACANT
Member Mr. Geoffrey Muldoon 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Mrs. Leonie Noble 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Veronica Papacosta 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member Dr. Andrew Rowland 28 February 2024 30 October 2026
Member Mr. Jonas Woolford 14 December 2023 30 October 2026
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
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