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Inquiry into the potential environmental contribution of recreational hunting systems


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:27 Nov 2013
Tabling date:10 Mar 2015
Date Ended:10 Mar 2015
Committee:Public Administration Committee
House:Legislative Council
Media Statements: 12/10/2013
05/27/2014
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:That the Council -
(a) acknowledges the use in other States of regulated, licensed recreation hunting systems and the potential environmental contribution made in controlling pest animals on public lands, together with the possible economic, cultural and recreational benefits to the community; and
(b) directs that -
(i) the Public Administration Committee inquire into the benefits or otherwise of a similar system being adopted in Western Australia and report back to the House by 4 December 2014; and
(ii) Hon Rick Mazza be co-opted as a member to the Public Administration Committee for the purposes of the foregoing inquiry.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
Leon Rakai received on 26 Mar 2014
B.D Wilson received on 6 Feb 2014
Brad Willsea received on 25 Mar 2014
Andrew Fairclough received on 25 Mar 2014
Kevin Thomas received on 25 Mar 2014
Ann Ward received on 21 Mar 2014
Anne Fergusson-Stewart received on 28 Mar 2014
Philip Knott received on 25 Mar 2014
Graham Zemunik received on 21 Mar 2014
Alfred Frater received on 8 Mar 2014
Marius Smith received on 27 Mar 2014
Steve Downey received on 26 Mar 2014
Lawrie Poole received on 27 Mar 2014
Unknown received on 24 Mar 2014
Michelle Williams received on 21 Mar 2014
Heather Dewar received on 27 Mar 2014
Ben Pike received on 25 Mar 2014
David Cotter received on 24 Mar 2014
Gaye Reeves received on 21 Mar 2014
Trevor Ruwoldt received on 5 Feb 2014
Timothy Evans received on 28 Mar 2014
Catherine Reindler received on 21 Mar 2014
Anthony Manuel received on 25 Mar 2014
Kevin Moir received on 27 Mar 2014
Samuel Beeton received on 24 Mar 2014
Andrew Bosma received on 25 Mar 2014
Richard Walker received on 28 Mar 2014
Daron Harvey received on 23 Mar 2014
Maria Strzelecka received on 21 Mar 2014
John Smith received on 24 Mar 2014
David Brougham received on 23 Mar 2014
Brett Hayhurst received on 24 Mar 2014
Margaret Smith received on 21 Mar 2014
Robert Daniel received on 25 Mar 2014
Stephen Dear received on 25 Mar 2014
Naomi Martin received on 21 Mar 2014
Anita Relo-Fisher received on 21 Mar 2014
Kris Townend received on 24 Mar 2014
Rhys Ryan received on 17 Mar 2014
Damian Buller received on 14 Mar 2014
Christopher Brown received on 26 Mar 2014
Waterbird Conservation Group Inc received on 6 Mar 2014
Synjon Anstee-Brook received on 25 Mar 2014
Submission from 27 citizens received on 28 Mar 2014
Paul Patterson received on 27 Mar 2014
Dan McMahon received on 25 Mar 2014
Christopher Allen received on 28 Mar 2014
Bradley Yates received on 24 Mar 2014
Sporting Shooters Association of Australia WA (Inc) received on 24 Mar 2014
Erlanda Deas received on 27 Mar 2014
John Blair received on 25 Mar 2014
Charles Smith received on 23 Mar 2014
Bruce Hill received on 24 Mar 2014
Peter Kenrick received on 29 May 2014
Blair Montague received on 26 Mar 2014
H Hill received on 28 Mar 2014
Matt Graham received on 20 Mar 2014
Alison John received on 21 Mar 2014
Brett Vincent received on 26 Mar 2014
Liz Johnson received on 23 Mar 2014
Maurice Dessauvagie received on 27 Mar 2014
Tim Chester received on 23 Mar 2014
Chris Grainger received on 24 Mar 2014
Remus Parish received on 22 Mar 2014
Greg Little received on 27 Mar 2014
Niel Maartens received on 24 Mar 2014
Meredith Scobie received on 22 Mar 2014
Anthony Smith received on 23 Mar 2014
Mike Mazza received on 23 Mar 2014
Richard Edwards received on 26 Mar 2014
Kyle Booy received on 25 Mar 2014
Kevin Caimanos received on 26 Mar 2014
Eric Buehrig received on 25 Mar 2014
Adam Harffey received on 24 Mar 2014
James Mitchell received on 28 Mar 2014
David Briggs received on 25 Mar 2014
Joshua Falcetta received on 24 Mar 2014
Chidlow Marsupial Hospital Inc received on 13 Mar 2014
Dave Keating received on 12 Mar 2014
Penny McKeague received on 25 Mar 2014
John Gill received on 27 Mar 2014
Fred & Jean Hort received on 26 Mar 2014
Jodie Parry received on 24 Mar 2014
A. Inaus received on 26 Mar 2014
Lewis Knight received on 24 Mar 2014
Bruce Hale received on 19 Mar 2014
Michael Barry received on 27 Mar 2014
Jodie Briggs received on 25 Mar 2014
Nicole Millar received on 21 Mar 2014
Brian Tuffin received on 23 Mar 2014
Jason Webb received on 28 Mar 2014
Daniel Strijk received on 28 Mar 2014
Julie Dall received on 24 Mar 2014
Rob Filippi received on 28 Mar 2014
Aiden Ruwoldt received on 27 Mar 2014
Michael Hurtado received on 21 Mar 2014
Ken Elphick received on 24 Mar 2014
Bibulmun Track Foundation received on 19 Mar 2014
Michael From received on 26 Mar 2014
David Briggs received on 23 Mar 2014
Mark Mazza received on 27 Mar 2014
Horace Keswick received on 26 Mar 2014
Alex Te Wierik received on 27 Mar 2014
Darren King received on 28 Mar 2014
Ross Allanson received on 17 Jan 2014
Lance Anderson received on 28 Mar 2014
Anthea Shodley received on 28 Mar 2014
Kevin Matthews received on 21 Mar 2014
South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Council received on 28 Mar 2014
Richard Adams received on 27 Mar 2014
J.H Steer received on 26 Mar 2014
Albert Mah received on 21 Mar 2014
Stephen Genovese received on 24 Mar 2014
Stephen Barrett received on 26 Mar 2014
Christine Chinnery received on 21 Mar 2014
John Imrie received on 27 Mar 2014
Nicola Elton received on 21 Mar 2014
Jennifer Collings received on 21 Mar 2014
Malcolm Jenkinson received on 5 Feb 2014
Leith Maddock received on 22 Mar 2014
Gary Traine received on 24 Mar 2014
Greg Gibson received on 26 Mar 2014
Paolo Randazzo received on 26 Mar 2014
Michael Smith received on 28 Mar 2014
Wildflower Society of WA received on 31 Mar 2014
Goldfield Nallabor Rangelands Biosecurity Association received on 28 Mar 2014
Moira Mrowinski received on 21 Mar 2014
T. Atkinson received on 24 Mar 2014
Warren Catchments Council received on 27 Mar 2014
Annette Leeder received on 21 Mar 2014
William Grainger received on 24 Mar 2014
Robin O'Neill received on 26 Mar 2014
Department of Lands received on 4 Apr 2014
M Scally received on 26 Mar 2014
Sean Glisson received on 23 Mar 2014
Bruce Teede received on 22 Jan 2014
Shooters Union WA received on 28 Mar 2014
Josephine Norman received on 21 Mar 2014
Chris Evans received on 23 Mar 2014
Agatha Prior received on 26 Mar 2014
Murray Whitson received on 24 Mar 2014
Julie Rogers received on 21 Mar 2014
Nev Kent received on 25 Mar 2014
Matthew Boots received on 23 Mar 2014
RSPCA WA received on 28 Mar 2014
Submission from 85 citizens received on 28 Mar 2014
Craig Franklin received on 24 Mar 2014
Russell Lewsey received on 24 Mar 2014
Michael Broadbent received on 24 Mar 2014
Goldfields Nullarbor Rangelands Biosecurity Association received on 28 Mar 2014
Ken Elphick received on 24 Mar 2014
Mike Butcher received on 8 Jan 2014
Leanne Smith received on 25 Mar 2014
Malcolm Jenkinson received on 23 Mar 2014
Steve Gray received on 14 Mar 2014
Submission from 14 citizens received on 28 Mar 2014
Phill Morony received on 25 Mar 2014
Graeme Cowan received on 24 Mar 2014
WA Firearm Traders Association received on 28 Mar 2014
Charme Galvin received on 21 Mar 2014
Foundation of WA Bushwalkers Inc received on 26 Mar 2014
Barbara Mills received on 26 Mar 2014
Jim Dawson received on 25 Mar 2014
Stephen Pass received on 28 Mar 2014
Olga Pope received on 21 Mar 2014
Sara Murphy received on 21 Mar 2014
Robert Fraser received on 24 Mar 2014
Stephen Larsson received on 28 Mar 2014
Katrina Love received on 21 Mar 2014
Danielle Courtin received on 3 Feb 2014
Shawn Lowley received on 23 Mar 2014
Graham Pow received on 28 Mar 2014
Mark Duong received on 27 Mar 2014
Beaton Firearms received on 28 Mar 2014
Ian Blevin received on 28 Mar 2014
Rob Wood received on 24 Mar 2014
Peter van Maale received on 24 Mar 2014
Kingsley Highet received on 24 Mar 2014
Gail Luitingh received on 21 Mar 2014
Sharon Jenkinson received on 27 Mar 2014
Astrid Coleman received on 24 Mar 2014
Nesbit Anderson received on 25 Mar 2014
Nicholas Reed received on 23 Mar 2014
Outdoors WA received on 27 Mar 2014
Frederick Pryor received on 25 Mar 2014
Sam Hackling received on 24 Mar 2014
Wayne Higgs received on 24 Mar 2014
Derek Hall received on 27 Mar 2014
David Kerr received on 24 Mar 2014
Corinne Van Burgel received on 20 Mar 2014
Siobhan Paget received on 21 Mar 2014
Eric Hooper received on 25 Mar 2014
Alex Taylor received on 31 Jan 2014
Graham Wicks received on 24 Mar 2014
Steve Coetzee received on 27 Mar 2014
Frank Thornber received on 27 Mar 2014
John Jury received on 28 Mar 2014
Jason Mercer received on 24 Mar 2014
Bruce Fisher received on 25 Mar 2014
Peta Rakela received on 27 Mar 2014
Kellie Simone received on 21 Mar 2014
Doug Potts received on 17 Mar 2014
Aaron Kay received on 24 Mar 2014
Wayne White received on 26 Mar 2014
Simon Omotosho received on 24 Mar 2014
Suzanne Richardson received on 26 Mar 2014
Michael Wood received on 28 Mar 2014
Geoff Harcombe received on 27 Mar 2014
William Dickson received on 23 Mar 2014
Marty Wenham received on 24 Mar 2014
Charles McHugh received on 19 Mar 2014
The Serpentine Jarrahdale Residents and Ratepayers Association Inc received on 12 Feb 2014
David Finnie received on 24 Mar 2014
John Marshall received on 16 Mar 2014
Cameron Metzke received on 23 Mar 2014
Ron Thomas received on 25 Mar 2014
Larry May received on 24 Mar 2014
Charles Smith received on 23 Mar 2014
Maralyn Lindsay received on 21 Mar 2014
Greg Jack received on 24 Mar 2014
Pamela Kemp received on 24 Mar 2014
Steve Borley received on 27 Mar 2014
Brendan Mckeaig received on 24 Mar 2014
Mark Smithe received on 26 Mar 2014
Tamara Beck received on 24 Mar 2014
Kirby Guy received on 23 Mar 2014
Maurizio Casadio received on 24 Mar 2014
Keith Mills received on 25 Mar 2014
Jack Rooney received on 18 Mar 2014
The West Australian Field and Game Association Inc received on 26 Mar 2014
Jarrad Heritage received on 22 Mar 2014
Animals Australia received on 27 Mar 2014
Craig Halsted received on 25 Mar 2014
Ashleigh Jennifer received on 21 Mar 2014
Nigel Lees received on 24 Mar 2014
J McConville received on 26 Mar 201
Tristan Hartridge received on 25 Mar 2014
Johnny Tough received on 28 Mar 2014
Cyndi Mulders received on 27 Mar 2014
Rainbow Wilson received on 26 Mar 2014
Robert Crouchley received on 24 Mar 2014
Gordon Heron received on 26 Mar 2014
Mal Reid received on 24 Mar 2014
Bevan Steele received on 24 Mar 2014
Hadyn de Jonge received on 24 Mar 2014
Dave Thornton received on 28 Mar 2014
Joe Guivarra received on 24 Mar 2014
Richard Palmer received on 24 Mar 2014
George Mikulecky received on 24 Mar 2014
Neil Burrows received on 19 Jan 2014
Neville Rennie received on 24 Mar 2014
Minister for Police; Tourism; Road Safety; Women's Interests received on 7 Mar 2014
Goldfields Land and Sea Council received on 20 Mar 2014
Scott Hill received on 24 Mar 2014
Adam Thorn received on 15 Feb 2014
Malcolm Jenkinson received on 27 Mar 2014
Bruce Tuffin received on 25 Mar 2014
WA Farmers Federation received on 28 Mar 2014
Paul Palladino received on 24 Mar 2014
Kris Wetton received on 24 Mar 2014
Mark Milentis received on 24 Mar 2014
Australian Bowhunters Association (WA Branch) received on 10 Mar 2014
Joan Payne AM received on 4 Mar 2014
Jill Harrison received on 25 Mar 2014
Bill Mason received on 24 Mar 2014
Earl White received on 26 Mar 2014
Lauren West received on 24 Mar 2014
Garry Starcevich received on 25 Mar 2014
Paul Bloxham received on 12 Mar 2014
Shooters and Fishers Party (WA) Inc received on 24 Mar 2014
Mark Appelt received on 10 Mar 2014
Glen Buder received on 28 Mar 2014
Steve Hogan received on 25 Mar 2014
Michael Voorsluis received on 24 Mar 2014
Gary Weston received on 26 Mar 2014
Daren Philippe received on 28 Mar 2014
Trevor Ruwoldt received on 24 Mar 2014
Dana Tonello-Scott received on 26 Mar 2014
Michael Treble received on 24 Mar 2014
Jeff Timbuk received on 26 Mar 2014
Joel Ryan received on 21 Mar 2014
Garrett Cobby received on 23 Mar 2014
Amand Elphick received on 26 Mar 2014
Grant MacLeod received on 24 Mar 2014
Perth Bushwalkers Club (Inc) received on 27 Mar 2014
Department of Parks and Wildlife received on 28 Mar 2014
Grant Macleod received on 27 Mar 2014
Malcolm Ruwoldt received on 24 Mar 2014
Parks Forum received on 28 Mar 2014
Beverley Jeffs received on 22 Mar 2014
Bruce Meyer received on 25 Mar 2014
Martin Mach received on 25 Mar 2014
Jan van Neikerk received on 27 Mar 2014
Naomi Rakela received on 20 Mar 2014
Mark Westlake received on 26 Mar 2014
Louise Grigson received on 4 Feb 2014
Chris Johnson received on 24 Mar 2014
Julia Carryer received on 28 Mar 2014
Caroline Franklin received on 21 Mar 2014
Tristan Barker received on 27 Mar 2014
Glenn Lazaroo received on 24 Mar 2014
Philip Nix received on 25 Mar 2014
Alan Featherstone received on 23 Mar 2014
Neil Purser received on 24 Mar 2014
Marc Deas received on 27 Mar 2014
Sally Hedderwick received on 21 Mar 2014
Pierre Micallef received on 26 Mar 2014
Peter Turner received on 2 Feb 2014
Unknown received on 8 Feb 2014
Shane Murray received on 23 Mar 2014
Australian Deer Association (WA Branch) received on 4 Mar 2014
Beatrice Laufer received on 23 Mar 2014
Len de Sales received on 28 Mar 2014
Brendan Karow received on 26 Mar 2014
Department of Primary Industires (NSW) received on 6 Feb 2015
Game Management Authority (VIC) received on 4 Feb 2015
Parks and Wildlife Commission (NT) received on 7 Jan 2015
Field and Game Australia Incorporated received on 13 Jan 2015
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
18 Jun 201409:00 AMDepartment of Lands
18 Jun 201410:00 AMDepartment of Parks and Wildlife
18 Jun 201410:45 AMDepartment of Agriculture and Food
18 Jun 201411:30 AMWestern Australia Police
13 Aug 201409:10 AMSporting Shooters Association of Australia WA
13 Aug 201409:30 AMWest Australian Field and Game Association
13 Aug 201409:50 AMAustralian Deer Association (WA Branch)
13 Aug 201410:10 AMBeatons Firearms
13 Aug 201410:30 AMTourism WA
20 Aug 201409:10 AMSouth West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council
20 Aug 201409:30 AMRSPCA WA
20 Aug 201409:50 AMBibbulmun Track Foundation
20 Aug 201410:10 AMWildflower Society of Western Australia
20 Aug 201410:30 AMConservation Council of Western Australia
03 Dec 201411:00 AMTourism Council of WA
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Colin Slattery, Director General, Department of Lands; Mr Tony Richman, Manager, Strategic Policy, Department of Lands; Ms Sandra Eckert, General Counsel, Department of Lands; Dr Rob Edward, Project Officer, Department of Lands; Mr Anthony DeBarro, Executive Director, Department of Lands on 18 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Dr Karl O'Callaghan, Commissioner, Western Australia Police; Mr Craig Ward, Assistant Commissioner State Crime, Western Australia Police; Mr Richard Rejeck, Senior Research and Legislation Officer, Western Australia Police on 18 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Jim Sharp, Director General, Department of Parks and Wildlife; Mr Kelly Gillen, Assistant Director, Regional and Fire Management Services, Department of Parks and Wildlife; Mr Peter Sharp, Director, Parks and Visitor Services Division, Department of Parks and Wildlife; Dr Geoff Stoneman, Director, Forest and Ecosystem Management, Department of Parks and Wildlife on 18 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Robert Delane, Director General, Department of Agriculture and Food; Mr Viv Read, Acting Executive Director, Invasive Species, Department of Agriculture and Food; Ms I-Lyn Loo, Senior Policy Officer, Invasive Species, Department of Agriculture and Food on 18 Jun 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Jeff Stuart, WA President, Australian Deer Association; and Mr Mark Mazza, WA Vice President, Australian Deer Association on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Zaine Beaton, Manager, Beaton Firearms on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Howard Barks, Hunting and Habitat Director, Western Australian Field and Game Association Inc on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mrs Stephanie Buckland, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Western Australia; Mr Myles Kane Boardman, Government Relations and Policy Manager, Tourism Western Australia; and Mr Justin Vaughan, Director, Executive and Strategic Services, Tourism Western Australia on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Ronald Bryant, President, Sporting Shooters Association of Australia WA Inc; Mr Matthew Godson, Special Projects Officer - Pest and Wildlife Management, Sporting Shooters Association of Australia on 13 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mrs Lynne Bradshaw, President, RSPCA WA; Mr David van Ooran, Chief Executive Officer, RSPCA WA on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Mike Wood, Chairman, Bibbulmun Track Foundation; Ms Louise Yeaman, Board Member, Bibbulmun Track Foundation on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Glenn Shaw, Land Unit Manager, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council; and Mr Justin McAllister, Joint Management Coordinator, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Dr Eddy Wajon, Past President, Wildflower Society of WA Inc; and Mrs Mary Gray, Member, Wildflower Society of WA and President, Urban Bushland Council WA Inc on 20 Aug 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Piers Verstegen, Director, Conservation Council of WA; and Mr Peter Robertson, Senior Campaigner, Wilderness Society (WA) Inc on 20 Aug 2014
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