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Legislative Council Select Committee on Recreational Fishing

The Committee was established to inquire into and report on recreational fishing.
Minutes of Proceedings No. 128,Tuesday 24 November, Item 36, p 1545
1. That a select committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the
benefits and opportunities that improved recreational fisheries may represent
for fishing licence holders in New South Wales, and in particular:

(a) the current suite of existing regulatory, policy, and decision-making
processes in relation to the management of recreational fisheries in New South
Wales, including the process for the creation of Marine Protected Areas and
Marine Parks and the efficacy of existing Marine Protected Areas and Marine
Parks,

(b) the effectiveness and efficiency of the current representational system of
trusts and advisory committees that advise government departments and statutory
authorities,

(c) the value of recreational fisheries to the economy in New South Wales,

(d) the gaps in existing recreational fishery programs, including the number
and location of Recreational Fishing Havens, and

(e) ecologically sustainable development issues related to improving
recreational fisheries.

2. That the committee consist of seven members:

(a) Government members: Mr Veitch, Mr Catanzariti, Ms Robertson,

(b) Opposition members: Mr Colless, Mr Lynn, and

(c) Cross bench members: Mr Brown, Mr Cohen.

3. That, notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders:

(a) the Chair of the committee be Mr Brown, and

(b) the Deputy Chair be Mr Catanzariti.

4. That, notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders, at any
meeting of the committee, any four members of the committee will constitute a
quorum.

5. That the committee report by 25 November 2010—put and passed.

Minutes of Proceedings No. 137, Tuesday 9 march 2010, Item 18, p 1683

Select Committee on Recreational Fishing - membership

Mr Kelly moved, according to notice: That Mr Veitch be discharged from the
Select Committee on Recreational Fishing and Ms Voltz be appointed as a member
of the committee.

Question put and passed.

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