Huon Valley Council, Tasmania
Huon Valley Council, Tasmania

Natural Resource Management

About the Huon Valley Natural Resource Management (NRM) Advisory Committee

The Huon Valley Natural Resource Management (NRM) Advisory Committee is comprised of between 10-13 persons, all of whom are appointed by Council. Membership of the Advisory Committee includes members from:

  • The Huon Valley Council
  • State government agencies and public land managers, eg. Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment; Forestry Tasmania; and Parks & Wildlife Services
  • Local industry representatives, eg. farming, tourism and aquaculture
  • NRM Care Groups and conservation interests
  • Aboriginal interests
  • Regional NRM agencies, eg. NRM South

The Committee is responsible for providing advice and specific recommendations to the Council on NRM activities in the Huon Valley.

 Roles and functions are guided by the Committee's Terms of Reference, and include:

  • Coordinating the implementation, ongoing development and periodic review of the Huon Valley NRM Strategy
  • Providing advice on potential projects that implement components of the NRM strategy
  • Reviewing other NRM project proposals from the Huon Valley
  • Monitoring the delivery of externally funded projects that require a coordinated effort from various stakeholders
  • Advising the Council on future policy, management issues, project opportunities and development proposals
  • Liaising with the regional NRM organisations and providing input into reviews of the regional strategy and investment plans
  • Advising on promotional and education programs and events
  • Providing an NRM information link between State and regional agencies, local industry and community groups within the Huon Valley.
  • Providing a governance structure for the assessment and delivery of Council's Care Group Grant Program.
 Commitee Members

Liz Smith (Chair) - Councillor, Huon Valley Council 

Cathy Limb - NRM South 

Jane Gallichan - Huon Aquaculture

Keith Presnell - Community Representative

Kerry Johnson - Land and Coastcare Representative

Lee Prouse - Aboriginal Community Representative

Max Kitchell - Community Representative

Michael Garner - Parks and Wildlife Service

Peter Lee - Local Industry Representative (Agriculture)

Eddie Willis - Forestry Tasmania

Andrew Crane - Department Primary Industries, Parks, Water & the Environment

NRM Committee seeks new members

The Council is seeking expressions of interest for four positions on the Committee - three members representing the community and one Committee member representing the agriculture sector. 

Membership of the Natural Resource Management Advisory Committee(558 kb)

Expressions of interest can be directed to the Council's NRM Coordinator, Nepelle Crane, on:

T: 03 6264 0300



Agendas and Minutes


NRM Advisory Committee Minutes 22 January 2013(18 kb)

NRM Advisory Committee Minutes - 16 July 2013(38 kb)

NRM Advisory Committee Minutes - 22 October 2013(20 kb)

NRM Advisory Committee Minutes - 25 February 2014(120 kb)

NRM Advisory Committee Minutes - 26 August 2014(83 kb)

Further Information

For further information on the committe, contact:

Nepelle Crane

NRM Coordinator, Huon Valley Council

T: 03 6264 0300