Drillers Qualification Advisory Committee

About the committee

Committee members are appointed by the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources.

The functions of the committee, as set out in the Water Regulations, is to advise the Controller of Water Resources on:

  • matters relating to drilling licenses or
  • any other matter referred to it.

Read the Drillers Qualification Advisory Committee's terms of reference (33.1 kb).

For more information on the committee, email water.licensing@nt.gov.au or call Water Resources on (08) 8999 4455.

Committee membership

NameRepresenting
Lance Martin (Chair) Australian Drilling Industry Association – Water Regulation 12(1)(d)
Mark Ballard Australian Drilling Industry Association – Water Regulation 12(1)(a)
David George Qualified Hydrogeologist/Water engineer – Water Regulation 12(1)(a)
Des Yin Foo Qualified Hydrogeologist/Water engineer – Water Regulation 12(1)(a)
Henry Van Tilburg Experience in drilling operations – Water Regulation 12(1)(b)
Trevor Edwards Experience in drilling operations – Water Regulation 12(1)(b)
Tom Harris Representing water users – Water Regulation 12(1)(c)
Vacant Representing water users – Water Regulation 12(1)(c)

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Last updated: 15 March 2019