Torres Strait Scientific Advisory Committee (TSSAC) Meeting 58

22 June 2012, Teleconferenc

AGENDA

1. Meeting Administration

1.1. Preliminaries – Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners/Chairs Opening Remarks/Meeting attendance/Declaration of Interests/Apologies

1.2. Review and Adoption of Agenda

1.3. Correspondence (AFMA – for noting)

1.4. Ratification of TSSAC 57 Minutes (AFMA – for decision)

1.5. Action Items from TSSAC 57 (AFMA – for noting)

2. TSSAC procedures

2.1. Strategic Research Plan mid-term review (AFMA – for decision)

2.2. 2012 Annual Operational Plan (AFMA – for decision)

2.3. Research priorities updating table (Mick O’Neil/AFMA – for decision)

3. Research

3.1. Current project update (AFMA – for noting)

3.2. 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 Budget (AFMA – for noting)

3.3. Planned Projects for funding 12/13 FY (AFMA – for decision)

3.3.1. Characterisation of the traditional subsistence fisheries in the Treaty communities (Torres Strait and Papua New Guinea)

3.3.2. Independent review of Turtle and Dugong research

3.3.3. Desktop study on the effects of Prawn trawling/ERA for Prawn Fishery

3.3.4. Data catalogue for Torres Strait research

3.4. Call for pre-proposals for the 2013/14 financial year (AFMA – for decision)

3.5. Tropical Rock Lobster Management Strategy Evaluation project – final report (AFMA – for decision)

4. Update from Torres Strait Working Groups and Committees

4.1. TSFMAC (AFMA – for noting)

4.2. TSFFWG (AFMA – for noting)

5. Other business

5.1. Confirmation of TSSAC No. 59

Minutes

If you require a word version of the attached documents, or other information please contact the Torres Strait Prawn Management Advisory Committee Executive Officer at lisa.cocking@afma.gov.au or ph: (02) 6225 5451 if you require any further information.

Papers