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Recreation Activities within Public Drinking Water Source Areas


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:15 Sep 2009
Deadline for submissions:13 Nov 2009
Deadline Comments:The deadline for submissions has now closed
Date Ended:23 Sep 2010
Committee:Public Administration Committee
House:Legislative Council
Media Statements: 09/30/2009
09/23/2010
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:That the Standing Committee on Public Administration investigate:
  1. The social, economic and environmental values and costs of recreation access, where possible, to Perth hills and south west drinking water catchments, including the costs and benefits to public health, water quality, recreation, Indigenous culture and management options.
  2. State, interstate and international legislation, policy and practice for recreation within public drinking water source areas, including information relating to population health benefits and impacts.
  3. The range of community views on the value of water and recreation in public drinking water source areas.
  4. The costs and benefits of alternative water quality management strategies and treatment for water catchments containing recreation.
  5. Possible recreation sites or opportunities available outside the Perth hills and south west drinking water catchments.

The Committee is to report to the House not later than 1 July 2010.


Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
C Knight, Private Citizen received on 9 Dec 2009
Mr Scott Coghlan (Editor, Western Angler Magazine) received on 17 Nov 2009
Martin Crompton (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Mr David Adams (Private Citizen) received on 6 Nov 2009
Ms Rebekah Manley (President, Swan Canoe Club) received on 4 Dec 2009
Members of the WA Trout and Freshwater Angling Association received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr John Ruprecht (Director Water Resource Management, Department of Water) received on 4 Dec 2009
Tom Mollenkopf (Chief Executive, Australian Water Association) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mrs Mary Gray (President, Urban Bushland Council WA Inc) received on 4 Dec 2009
RDM Menzies received on 5 Nov 2009
Richard Gedero received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr David Shattock (Private Citizen) received on 1 Dec 2009
Ms Sally Fielder (President, Action Outdoors Association) received on 12 Nov 2009
Sarah Newbon received on 9 Nov 2009
Mr Scott Coghlan (Private Citizen) received on 20 Nov 2009
Mr Barry Sanders (Private Citizen) received on 10 Nov 2009
Mr Stephen Goodlich (Private Citizen) received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr Steve Pretzel (President, Recreational Trailbike Riders' Association of WA Inc) received on 4 Dec 2009
Cameron Finnie (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Andrew Campbell (Director Statutory Services, Shire of Manjimup) received on 17 Nov 2009
Jenny Mackowiak received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr John McConigley (Member of the WA Trout and Freshwater Angling Association) received on 10 Nov 2009
Mr Jonathan Throssell (Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Mundaring) received on 14 Dec 2009
Jacqueline Furby (Hon Secretary, Western Walking Club Inc) received on 13 Nov 2009
Members of the West Australian Trout and Freshwater Angling Association (WATFAA) received on 2 Nov 2009
Ms BP Holmes (Private Citizen) received on 7 Dec 2009
Mr Hal Harvey (Private Citizen) received on 24 Nov 2009
Mr Steven McKiernan (Water Policy Officer, Conservation Council of WA Inc) received on 4 Dec 2009
Mr B W Seale (Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Menzies) received on 29 Oct 2009
Dr Kim Hames MLA (Deputy Premier, Minister for Indigenous Affairs) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr John Lang (Committee Member, WA Family Bushwalking Club) received on 19 Oct 2009
Monty Moy received on 5 Nov 2009
Carol Curtis received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr Cameron Finnie (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Linda Daniels (Executive Director, Bibbulmun Track Foundation) received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr Cameron Crowe (Executive Director, Leave No Trace Australia Ltd) received on 17 Dec 2009
Stephen Roberts (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Dean Unsworth (Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Murray) received on 10 Nov 2009
Mr Mal Pearce (President, West Australian Trout & Freshwater Angling Assocation Inc) received on 3 Nov 2009
Mr Richard Muirhead (Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Western Australia) received on 7 Dec 2009
Mr Simon Bell (Private Citizen) received on 24 Nov 2009
Dr Ireneusz Baran received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr David Fishlock (Private Citizen) received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr John Toomey (President, Orienteering Association of WA Inc) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Robert Goodlich (Private Citizen) received on 7 Dec 2009
Mr Matthew Lilley (Private Citizen) received on 10 Nov 2009
Harry Niven received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr Bernie Masters (Principal Consultant, BK Masters and Associates) received on 17 Nov 2009
Dr David Rutherford (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
David Humphrey received on 2 Nov 2009
Terry Mahoney (President, Western Walking Club) received on 7 Dec 2009
Daniel Leech received on 3 Nov 2009
Mr Laurie Ralston (Member of the Western Walking Club Inc) received on 17 Nov 2009
Nick Davis received on 5 Nov 2009
Philip Boggin received on 5 Nov 2009
Members of the Western Walking Club Inc. received on 13 Nov 2009
Ms Peta Townsing (Private Citizen) received on 3 Dec 2009
RM Kuhn (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Dr MJ Williams (Member of the WA Trout and Freshwater Angling Association) received on 10 Nov 2009
Haydee Adel (Private Citizen) received on 9 Nov 2009
Dr Brian Mubaraki (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
S Mitchell (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
C R Oakeley (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr Mark L Chester (Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Dardanup) received on 26 Oct 2009
Mr John Ruprecht (Director, Water Resource Management, Department of Water) received on 4 Dec 2009
Mr Dean Carnaby (Private Citizen) received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr Shane Milligan (Private Citizen) received on 9 Nov 2009
Mr Martin Crompton (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Mark Guest received on 17 Nov 2009
Kay Humphrey received on 2 Nov 2009
Leslie Float received on 5 Nov 2009
Brian Stewart (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Tony Fioraso (General Manager Property Services, Burswood Entertainment Complex) received on 24 Nov 2009
Mr Steven Samuels (NSW Council of Freshwater Anglers) received on 9 Nov 2009
Mr Terry Goodlich (Private Citizen) received on 10 Nov 2009
Dr Peter Flett (Director General, Department of Health) received on 18 Dec 2009
Mr Gavin Butcher (Executive Manager Operations, Forest Products Commission) received on 14 Dec 2009
Mr David Smith (Member of the Western Walking Club Inc) received on 20 Nov 2009
Mr Andy Woodford (Private Citizen) received on 24 Nov 2009
Jutta Birmingham (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Dr Noel Morrissy (Member of the WA Trout and Freshwater Angling Association) received on 10 Nov 2009
Marlene Dye (Secretary, Centaurs Mens Hockey Club) received on 13 Nov 2009
John Turner received on 6 Nov 2009
Mr Chris Bird (Member of the WA Trout and Freshwater Angling Association) received on 9 Nov 2009
Christopher Hill received on 6 Nov 2009
Mr Brad McDonald (Design Manager, Residential Building WA) received on 2 Nov 2009
Jana Mackowiak received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr Ian Thomsett (President, Western Australian Rogaining Association) received on 11 Nov 2009
Kim Waddell-Kingham received on 17 Nov 2009
Hon Alison Xamon MLC (Member for the East Metropolitan Region) received on 4 Dec 2009
Mr Ian McDonald (President, Federation of Western Australian Bushwalkers Inc) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr John Clark (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr Waldemar Mackowiak (Private Citizen) received on 27 Oct 2009
Dr David Gellatly (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Ms Sue Folks (Member of the Western Walking Club Inc) received on 9 Dec 2009
Mr Troy Pickard (Mayor, City of Joondalup) received on 26 Oct 2009
Richard Owen received on 3 Nov 2009
Mr Michael Morcombe (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Ms Yvette Peterson (Strategic Project Manager, Department of Sport and Recreation) received on 4 Dec 2009
Luke Tondut (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Kevin Young (Managing Director, Hunter Water Corporation) received on 22 Dec 2009
Mr Craig Buckingham (Project Manager, Park Engineers P/L) received on 17 Nov 2009
Gregg Harwood, Director of Community and Regulatory Services, Shire of Denmark received on 2 Nov 2009
Mr Melvyn Lintern (Private Citizen) received on 9 Nov 2009
Recreational Fishing Advisory Committee Western Australia received on 3 Nov 2009
Mr John Baas (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Michael Leech received on 3 Nov 2009
Mr David Rutherford (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Mr David Osborne (WalkGPS) received on 25 Nov 2009
Anthony Herbert received on 6 Nov 2009
Mr Ralph Gurr (Exective Officer, Outdoors WA) received on 6 Nov 2009
Mr Barry Powell (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr Mike Wood (Bibbulmun Track Foundation) received on 26 Oct 2009
Ash Nesbit (Executive Officer, Canoeing Western Australia) received on 12 Nov 2009
Alan Boynton (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Robert Grace received on 2 Nov 2009
Rally WA and Cams received on 12 Nov 2009
Edith Thomas received on 24 Nov 2009
Mr Ralph Ditton (President, Perth Bushwalkers Club Inc) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mark Burr received on 5 Nov 2009
Mr Ian Firth (Member of the Western Walking Club Inc) received on 19 Nov 2009
Ms Peggy Read (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Garry Robinson received on 5 Nov 2009
Tim Hartland (Manager of Community and Economic Development, Shire of Harvey) received on 17 Nov 2009
Mr Matthew Doohan (Private Citizen) received on 30 Nov 2009
Mr Ian Stagles (Chair, West Australian Fish Foundation) received on 30 Oct 2009
Hildegund Wittenberg (Private Citizen) received on 26 Nov 2009
Dr G C Mullins (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Michael Kingham (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
D McGregor received on 5 Nov 2009
Geoff Palfreyman (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Rick Gill (Executive Director, Motorcycling WA) received on 2 Dec 2009
Paul Mackowiak received on 5 Nov 2009
Henk Hanemaaijer (Private Citizen) received on 17 Nov 2009
Chad Guyatt (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Anthony Brand (Member of the Trout and Freshwater Angling Association) received on 9 Nov 2009
Shirley Watson (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Bretton Stitfold (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Mr Keiran McNamara (Director General, Department of Environment and Conservation) received on 7 Jan 2010
Mrs E A McGill (Private Citizen) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr Carl Erbich (President, Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club Inc) received on 12 Nov 2009
Ms Sarah Ellis (Secretary, Bushwalkers of WA Inc) received on 12 Nov 2009
Mr Alan Boynton (Private Citizen) received on 11 Nov 2009
Pierre du Toit received on 9 Nov 2009
Mr Frank Prokop (Executive Director, Recfishwest) received on 19 Nov 2009
Neil Daws (Private Citizen) received on 13 Nov 2009
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
26 Nov 200901:00 PMDr Steve Hrudey
24 Mar 201010:00 AMRecfishwest & Western Australian Fish Foundation
24 Mar 201010:30 AMFederation of Western Australian BUshwalkers
24 Mar 201011:00 AMUrban Bushland Council WA Inc.
31 Mar 201010:00 AMMotorcycling Western Australia & Recreational Trailbike Riders' Association of WA Inc
21 Apr 201009:45 AMDepartment of Sport and RecreationMr Richard Louv
21 Apr 201010:15 AMDepartment of Environment and Conservation
05 May 201010:00 AMDepartment of Water
05 May 201010:40 AMWater Corporation
Videos:
Tabling Comments:By resolution of the Legislative Council on 20 May 2010, the reporting date has been extended from 1 July 2010 to 23 September 2010
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Professor Steve Hrudey (Environmental and Analytical Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta) on 26 Nov 2009
Evidence by.. Mr Ian McDonald (President, Federation of Western Australian Bushwalkers Inc); Mr Melvyn Lintern (Committee Member, Federation of Western Australian Bushwalkers Inc) on 24 Mar 2010
Evidence by.. Mrs Mary Gray (President, Urban Bushland Council WA Inc) on 24 Mar 2010
Evidence by.. Mr Frank Prokop (Executive Director, Recfishwest); Mr Andrew Matthews (Chairman, Recfishwest); Mr Ian Stagles (Chair, West Australian Fish Foundation); Mr Kane Moyle (Foundation Board Member, West Australian Fish Foundation) on 24 Mar 2010
Evidence by.. Mr Steve Pretzel (President, Recreational Trailbike Riders' Association of WA Inc); Mr Richard Gill (Executive Director, Motorcycling WA) on 31 Mar 2010
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Sharp (Director, Parks and Visitor Services, Department of Environment and Conservation); Mr James Sharp (Deputy Director General, Parks and Conservation, Department of Environment and Conservation); Mr Rod Annear (Acting Assistant Director, Visitor Services, Department of Environment and Conservation); Mr Leon Price (Parks and Visitor Services Coordinator, Department of Environment and Conservation); Ms Tracy Shea (Acting Assistant Director, Policy and Planning, Department of Environment and Conservation) on 21 Apr 2010
Evidence by.. Mr Richard Louv (Author and Chair of Children and Nature Network); Mr Ron Alexander (Director General, Department of Sport and Recreation); Ms Yvette Peterson (Senior Policy Officer, Department of Sport and Recreation) on 21 Apr 2010
Evidence by.. Mr John Ruprecht (Director, Water Resource Management, Department of Water), Mr Stephen Watson (Program Manager, Protection Planning, Department of Water), Mr Nigel Mantle (Manager, Water Source Protection Branch, Department of Water) on 5 May 2010
Evidence by.. Mr Keith Cadee (General Manager, Water Technologies, Water Corporation); Dr Andrew Bath (Manager, Water Quality Operations) on 5 May 2010
Evidence by.. Mr John Ruprecht (Director, Water Resource Management, Department of Water), Mr Stephen Watson (Program Manager, Protection Planning, Department of Water), Mr Nigel Mantle (Manager, Water Source Protection Branch, Department of Water) on 5 May 2010
Evidence by.. Mr John Ruprecht (Director, Water Resource Management, Department of Water); Mr Nigel Mantle (Manager, Water Source Protection Branch, Department of Water); Mr Stephen Watson (Program Manager, Protection Planning, Department of Water) on 5 May 2010
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
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