Terms of Reference

On 24 March 2015 the Senate referred the following matter for inquiry and report by 10 August 2015.

Regulation of the fin-fish aquaculture industry in Tasmania, with particular regard to:

  1. the adequacy and availability of data on waterway health;
  2. the impact on waterway health, including to threatened and endangered species;
  3. the adequacy of current environmental planning and regulatory mechanisms;
  4. the interaction of state and federal laws and regulation;
  5. the economic impacts and employment profile of the industry; and
  6. any other relevant matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818

About this inquiry

An inquiry into the regulation of Tasmania's aquaculture industry, including matters related to waterway health, the adequacy of environmental planning and regulatory mechanisms, and the economic impacts and employment profile of the industry.

Past Public Hearings

16 Jul 2015: HOBART
15 Jul 2015: HOBART


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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