When is my PZJA meeting?
This page has a list of upcoming PZJA committee meetings. For meeting agendas and papers please visit the PZJA committees page. This page also includes meeting agendas, papers and minutes for historic meetings. Upcoming PZJA committee meetings:
|18-19 Oct 2018||Tropical Rock Lobster Resource Assessment Group||Cairns||Provide advice on mid-season TRL stock survey results and implications for future surveys and stock assessments.|
|23-24 Oct 2018||Hand Collectable Working Group and other Stakeholders||Erub (Darnley) Island, Torres Strait||Consultation on draft harvest strategy options.
Provide advice on options for managing harvests of black teatfish.
|19-20 Nov 2018||Finfish Resource Assessment Group||Cairns||Continue progress on finfish harvest strategy development. Consider a preliminary stock assessment for Coral Trout and an update of the existing Spanish mackerel stock assessment.|
|5-6 Dec 2018||Torres Strait Scientific Advisory Committee||Thursday Island||Provide advice on key research areas for 2019/20 and planning for the next five years.|
|11 to 24 Nov 2018: Tropical Rock Lobster Pre-season Survey, Torres Strait|
|Mid Nov 2018 (TBA)||Tropical rock Lobster Working Group||Thursday Island||Progress fishery management plan. Progress harvest strategy development.
Provide advice on management arrangements for 2018/19 season to start on 1 Dec 2018.
|Early 2019 (TBA)||Finfish Resource Assessment Group||Thursday island||Further consideration of stock assessments for coral trout and Spanish mackerel (final assessments).
Further work on harvest strategy.
|11-12 Dec 2018||Tropical Rock Lobster Resource Assessment Group||Thursday Island||Consider pre-season TRL survey results.
Consider preliminary TRL stock assessment. Progress harvest strategy development.
|Feb 2019 (TBA)||Tropical Rock Lobster Assessment Group||Thursday Island||Provide advice on final TRL stock assessment. Implementation of harvest strategy.|
|Feb 2019 (TBA)||Tropical Rock Lobster Working Group||Thursday Island||Consider final TRL stock assessment. Provide final advice on management arrangements for 2018/19 season.|
|Feb 2019 (TBA)||Finfish Working Group||TBA - likely Thursday Island||Provide advice on sustainable catch limits for the 2019/20 fishing season starting 1 July 2019.
Progress harvest strategy development.
|June 2019 (TBA)||Joint Finfish Working Group, Resource Assessment group||TBA - likely Thursday Island||Final presentation of draft Finfish Fishery Harvest Strategy Framework (noting further broad level community consultation planned in 2019/20 ahead of PZJA consideration of adopting harvest strategy).|
If you would like to attend any of the above meetings and are not a member, please contact the relevant chair through the PZJA committees page to seek approval.