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House Standing Committee on Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry

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Inquiry into the Role of Science for Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Terms of Reference

The Committee will inquire into and report upon the role of science for the future of fisheries and aquaculture, and in particular:

a) the relationship between scientific knowledge of fish species, ecosystems, biodiversity and fish stock sustainability;

b) fishery management and biosecurity, including but not limited to:

c) research, development and applied science of acquaculture, including:

d) governance arrangements relating to fisheries and aquaculture, including the implications for sustainability and industry development;

e) current initiatives and responses to the above matters by state, territory and Australian governments;

f) any other related matter.

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