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Northern Territory Research Advisory Committee

Background

The Northern Territory Research Advisory Committee (NT RAC) formerly the NT FRAB, is an Australian Government statutory authority that was established by the FRDC in March 2016 under the Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989 (PIRD Act). The committee works on behalf of a diverse and important set of local stakeholders that includes:

  • Aboriginal communities;
  • the commercial seafood industry;
  • the recreational and tourism fishing sector;
  • the Northern Territory Government;
  • the broader community that has in interest in the services provided by, as well as the integrity of, the Northern Territory’s aquatic environments.

The NT RAC maintains responsibility to a core set of stakeholders that include the commercial fisheries, aquaculture, indigenous and seafood management sectors as well as the FRDC Board, FRDC various partner groups and the wider research community.

2018 Second Call for Applications Closed 16 June 2018

The State and Territory RACs, in conjunction with other FRDC Partner groups (IPA's and Subprograms), have released the first open call for applications to be evaluated in 2018. The following priorities have been identified as priorities to this RAC. Note that some priorities are applicable to multiple jurisdictions - for the full list of priorities download them here.

Members:

  • Rik Buckworth – Chair
  • David Ciaravolo
  • David Crook
  • Bryan McDonald
  • Heidi Mumme
  • Matthew Osborne
  • Natasha Stacey
  • Katherine Winchester

 

Priority list:

Call for applications

Stakeholder workshops

 

FRDC Management Contacts:

Nicole Stubing – Executive Officer (M 0468 590 642; E Nicole.stubing@frdc.com.au)

Leah Fergusson – Secretariat (M 0402 422 605; E leah.fergusson@frdc.com.au)

 

Meeting dates: 

Thursday 11 October 2018

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Wednesday 23 October 2019

 

Associated IPAs:

Australian Barramundi Farmers’ Association IPA

Australian Prawn Farmers’ Association IPA

Pearl Consortium IPA

 

Related projects are listed below