Conduct of PIRSA in Fishing of Mud Cockles in Marine Scalefish and Lakes and Coorong Pipi Fisheries

Committee Details

Legislative Council Standing Orders
51st Parliament 27/04/2006 - 20/02/2010
Final Report tabled 8 September 2009

Committee Function

To inquire into and report upon the conduct of PIRSA in relation to issues that are affecting the livelihoods of those involved in the fishing of mud cockles in the Marine Scalefish Fishery and the Lakes and Coorong Pipi Fishery, in particular -
(a) i. the licence fee structure;
ii. cost recovery process for fishers; and
iii. access to right of appeal process.
(b) The scientific data provided to PIRSA to determine allocations to ensure resource sustainability for the 2008-2009 quotas for mud cockles in the Marine Scalefish Fishery and the Lakes and Coorong Pipi Fishery;
(c) The validity and accuracy of catch and effort data and the impact that has on scientific stock assessment to guarantee resource allocation;
(d) The rationale of determining allocation for season quota 2008-2009 and the impact that has had on individual licence holders and multiple licence holders; and
(e) Any other relevant matter.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.