Torres Strait Prawn Management Advisory Committee meeting 17




1          Preliminaries

1.1       Chairs opening remarks, welcome of new members, opening prayer and traditional owner welcome

1.2       Apologies

1.3       Adoption of agenda

1.4       Declarations of interest


2          Meeting Administration

2.1       Actions and/or business arising from previous TSPMAC meetings (EO)


3          Reports

3.1       Native Title update (verbal). For Noting.

3.2 a)   Industry update – 2016 season to date (including preliminary assessment of 2016 early opening). For Noting. (Industry – verbal update)

3.2 b)   PNG update. For Noting. (PNG verbal update)

3.3       Management update. For Noting. (AFMA)

3.4       Data report – final 2014 and 2015 season to date catch and effort trends (including preliminary assessment of 2016 early opening) For Discussion. (Clive Turnbull)

3.5       Compliance report – Season update on activities For Noting. (QDAFF)


4          Management

4.1      TSPF management plan amendments – provision for PZJA to cancel expired units of fishing capacity For Decision. (AFMA)

4.2      Minimum day holding in the TSPF For Decision.( AFMA)

4.3      Where to from here? Fishery future focus For Discussion. (AFMA)


5          Other business

5.1      Seaswift briefing around 930am (Seaswift)

5.2      Observer briefing after 130pm (AFMA)

5.3      Dates and location for next meeting

5.4      Closing remarks and closing prayer