Agriculture, Water and the Environment
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

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • 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

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Council

  • Creation Date

    23 May 2018

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Colin Buxton 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Jo-anne McCrea 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Mr. Brett Cleary 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Annie Jarrett 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Mr. Stan Lui 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member VACANT    
Member Mrs. Leonie Noble 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Veronica Papacosta 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Mr. Mark Ryan 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Erica Starling 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Heidi Walker 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Katherine Winchester 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Member Mr. Jonas Woolford 1 December 2020 30 June 2023
Last updated: