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Inland Fisheries Advisory Council

The Inland Fisheries Advisory Council (IFAC) was formally established in 2000 under the Inland Fisheries Act 1995. Its principal role is to advise the Minister on inland fisheries issues, provide a forum for consultation, promote understanding and acceptance of the functions of the Director of Inland Fisheries, encourage community support for fisheries management activities and review management plans for inland fisheries.

The Inland Fisheries Advisory Council (IFAC) was formally established in 2000 under the Inland Fisheries Act 1995. Its principal role is to advise the Minister on inland fisheries issues, provide a forum for consultation, promote understanding and acceptance of the functions of the Director of Inland Fisheries, encourage community support for fisheries management activities and review management plans for inland fisheries.

The following table lists those members appointed for a two-year term on 15 December 2015.

NameMembership Representation/Role
Michele Moseley Chairperson
Shaun Finlayson Commercial freshwater fishing
Gary France Freashwater angling associations
Dr Christine Mucha Ministerial appointment
Dr Liza Fallon Conservation of freshwater ecosystems
Simone Hackett Representing tourisim
Frank Neasey Licenced angler
Alex Schapp Licenced angler
John Diggle Director of Inland Fisheries