Mataranka Water Advisory Committee

The Mataranka Water Advisory Committee has been formed by the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources.

It will provide advice and recommendations to the department on the development of a Water Allocation Plan for the Tindall Limestone Aquifer, Mataranka.

The committee will inform and be advised by the community regarding issues relevant to the aquifer.

The committee's role is to:

  • identify issues
  • critically evaluate information
  • offer suggestions for water management strategies that support the beneficial uses of the water resource and
  • maximise opportunities for sustainable development in the region.

Review the committee's terms of reference PDF (164.1 KB).

Read the minutes from the committee meetings.

For more information contact the Water Resource Planner, 08 8951 8188.

Committee members

Name Committee positionRepresentation
Dr Rebecca Mohr-Bell Independent Chair Argyll Consulting
Mr Kane Younghusband Member Licence Holder – Horticulturalist
Mr Peter Rix Member Licence Holder – Quintis (irrigated forestry)
Ms Tracey Hayes Member NTCA – Pastoral Interests
Ms Clair O'Brien Member Roper River Landcare and Pastoral Interests
Ms Sarah Kerin Member Park and Wildlife NT
Mr David Ciaravolo Member AFANT
Dr David Crook Member Aquatic Ecologist
Ms Sharon Hillen Member Roper Gulf Regional Council
Mr Vin Lange/Mr Rick Fletcher (proxy) Member TopEnd Farms/ Northern Land Council
Ms Jocelyn James Member Jilkminggan Community Aboriginal Corporation
Ms Kerry Roberts Member Jilkminggan Community Aboriginal Corporation
Ms Helena Lardy Member Jilkminggan Community Aboriginal Corporation
Mr Allister Andrews  Member Jawoyn Association

Last updated: 31 January 2020

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