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Minister refuses to shed light on why two experts quit Tasmanian fish farm advisory panel

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Two eminent scientists (*** NOW THREE COMMITTEE MEMBERS) have quit the Tasmanian Government’s salmon advisory board in protest at the recent decision to approve the expansion of the salmon industry in Storm Bay.

Louise Cherrie and Professor Barbara Nowak resigned from the eight-member Marine Farm Planning Review Panel (MFRP) in a joint letter to the Government dated August 27 …

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  1. MjF

    November 20, 2018 at 3:05 pm

    So Barnett’s two resigning panel Members are experts in aquaculture and environmental management.

    Are the other six panel members equally expert in these fields ?

    Are panel recommendations provided based on full consensus .. or majority rule ?

    • Russell

      November 21, 2018 at 6:08 am

      As usual in Tasmania, it will be based on minority rule and vested Government-business interests.

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