Call for applications - Fisheries Scientific Committee

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The Hon. Adam Marshall, MP, Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW, is calling for applications from appropriately qualified scientists to be appointed to the Fisheries Scientific Committee.

Applications are sought for two positions on the Fisheries Scientific Committee from:

  1. A scientist who is employed by a tertiary educational institution; and
  2. A scientist with expertise in fisheries science and natural resource management.

Both positions are required to have expertise in one or more of the following areas of study:

  1. fish biology,
  2. aquatic invertebrate biology,
  3. marine vegetation biology,
  4. population dynamics,
  5. aquatic ecology, and
  6. genetics of small populations.

Members are appointed for a period of up to three years and receive travel expenses and an annual fee (subject to certain conditions).

Online applications

Applications close Friday 21 May 2021


For further information contact the Committee’s Executive Officer by emailing

Provisions relating to the membership, functions and procedures of the Fisheries Scientific Committee are contained in the Fisheries Management Act 1994, which can be found on the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office website.