Independent Allocation Panel

The Independent Allocation Panel (IAP) has been established to provide advice to the government on the criteria to be used in allocating new species and effort quota shares.

New species quota shares are being allocated in the share classes:

  • Ocean Trawl – Fish Northern Zone and Inshore and Offshore Prawn
  • Ocean Hauling – Purse Seine Net
  • Ocean Trap and Line – Line Eastern Zone
  • Estuary General – Hand Gathering

New effort quota shares are being allocated in the following fishery:

  • Ocean Trawl – Inshore and Offshore Prawn

The IAP members are:

  1. Professor Daryl McPhee
  2. Mr Brett McCallum
  3. Ms Susan Madden

Grant Thornton Australia Ltd has been engaged to manage the affairs and processes of the panel. If you have any questions relating to the administration of the IAP process please contact Grant Thornton Australia Ltd. on 02 9286 5800

IAP Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the IAP have been developed. You can see the Terms of Reference below.

  1. Ocean Trawl - Terms of Reference (PDF, 232.91 KB)
  2. Ocean Hauling - Terms of Reference (PDF, 224.66 KB)
  3. Ocean Trap & Line - Terms of Reference (PDF, 224.45 KB)
  4. Estuary General - Terms of Reference (PDF, 223.18 KB)

Feedback on the draft Terms of Reference above closed 1 December 2017.

Open for comment - IAP draft Terms of Reference

Draft Terms of Reference for the Southern Fish Trawl Restricted Fishery are now available for stakeholder feedback. You can review the draft Terms of Reference below:

Southern Fish Trawl - Terms of Reference (PDF, 476.82 KB)

Please submit any comments in writing by email by Tuesday 6 February 2018

Email: commercialfisheries.reform@dpi.nsw.gov.au