Marine and Estuarine Recreational Charter Management Advisory Committee

The Marine and Estuarine Recreational Charter Management Advisory Committee is a statutory committee established under the provisions of the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994. The Committee provides advice to the Minister for Primary Industries on matters relating to the marine and estuarine charter fishing sector. It comprises a Chairman and industry members representing seven regions along the NSW coast, as well as representatives from the recreational, indigenous, commercial and conservation stakeholder groups. Current membership to the management advisory committee is as follows:

Committee Member

Qualification & Fishing Interests

Mr Brian Beer
Chairperson

Independent Chairperson on the Estuary Prawn Trawl Management Advisory Committee.

Mr Peter Bolic
Far North Coast

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Far North Coast region.

Mr Mark Flanagan
Mid North Coast

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Mid North Coast region.

Mr Scott Thorrington
Central Coast

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Central Coast region.

Mr Roland Persson
Sydney

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Sydney region.

Mr John Paton
Sydney

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Sydney region.

Ms Ann Garard
Illawarra

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Illawarra region.

Vacant
Mid South Coast

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Mid South Coast region.
Note: Expression of interest process currently underway to fill this position.

Mr Keith Appleby
Far South Coast

Experienced charter boat operator elected by the charter fishing industry to represent the Far South Coast region.

Vacant
Indigenous fishing

Note: Expression of interest process currently underway to fill this position.

Ms Sanchia Glaskin
Recreational fishing

Life member of Canberra Game Fishing Club (over 20 years of service). NSW Game Fishing Association delegate and Southern Zone Chairman. Previously the recreational fishing representative on the ocean haul MAC.

Ms Shirley Massey
Commercial Fishing

Long family history of working in the commercial fishing industry and representing commercial fishers on a variety of fisheries related councils and committees.

Mr Attila Kaszo
Nature Conservation Council

Nominated by the Nature Conservation Council. Knowledge of environmental management practices specialising in marine ecosystems, tertiary qualifications in Environmental Management.

Minutes of Committee Meetings

TitleReleasedDetails
Draft Outcomes of Meeting 222016-04-26PDF, 78.3 KB
Outcomes of Meeting 212016-04-26PDF, 64.7 KB
Outcomes of Meeting 202016-04-26PDF, 82.4 KB
Outcomes of Meeting 192016-04-26PDF, 214.7 KB
Outcomes of Meeting 182016-04-26PDF, 238.7 KB
Outcomes of Meeting 172016-04-26PDF, 62.9 KB