Expressions of interest for Inland Fisheries Advisory Council positions


Inland Fisheries Act 1995


Expressions of Interest are invited for appointments to the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council (IFAC).

Established under Section 20A of the Inland Fisheries Act 1995, IFAC is the advisory body for matters relating to inland fisheries.

In broad terms, the role of IFAC is to provide strategic advice to the Minister on freshwater fisheries management and fisheries policy.

Women are encouraged to apply. The Tasmanian Government is committed to a target of 50% representation of women across Tasmanian Government boards and committees by July 2020. For more information go to  

Four positions will be appointed:

  • a person who holds an angling licence representing the northern area;
  • a person who hold angling licence representing the southern area;
  • a person having expertise in the area of conservation of freshwater ecosystems; and
  • a person with expertise in the area of tourism relating to inland fisheries.

A sitting fee is paid together with a travel costs.

Appointments will be made for terms up to four (4) years.

Current members are eligible to reapply.

CLOSING DATE midnight Sunday 27 October

Please send your Expression of Interest and resume marked “Private and Confidential” to:

Tony Wright, Manager (Finance & Business), Inland Fisheries Service, PO Box 575, New Norfolk 7140 or email to

Further information:   Tony Wright on 03 6165 3807 or


The Hon Guy Barnett MP
Minister for Primary Industries and Water

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