Drillers Qualification Advisory Committee

About the committee

Committee members are appointed by the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources.

The functions of the committee, as set out in the Water Regulations, is to advise the Controller of Water Resources on:

  • matters relating to drilling licenses or
  • any other matter referred to it.

Read the Drillers Qualification Advisory Committee's terms of reference PDF (285.8 KB).

For more information on the committee, email water.licensing@nt.gov.au or call Water Resources on (08) 8999 4455.

Committee membership

NameRepresenting
Ian Lancaster (Chair) Representing water users – Water Regulation 13(3)
David George (Alternative Chair) Hydrogeology – Water Regulation 13(2)(a)
Dr Rebecca Mohr-Bell (Alternative Chair) Representing water users – Water Regulation 13(3)
Ms Natasha Rammers Hydrogeology – Water Regulation 13(2)(a)
Trevor Edwards Planning and conduct of drilling operations – Water Regulation 13(2)(c)
Lance Martin Planning and conduct of drilling operations – Water Regulation 13(2)(c)
Martina Matzner Representing water users – Water Regulation 13(3)
Tim WestcottPlanning and conduct of drilling operations – Water Regulation 13(2)(c)

Committee meetings

The table below has meeting minutes from the NT Drillers Qualification Advisory Committee meetings.

Meeting numberDateVenueMinutes (PDF)
2021/0110 May 2021Level 4, Conference room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerstonminutes PDF (191.6 KB)
2020/0110 October 2020Level 4, Conference room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerstonminutes PDF (184.1 KB)
2018/02 14 November 2018 Level 4, Conference room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston minutes PDF (325.7 KB)
2018/01 12 April 2018 Level 4, Conference room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston minutes PDF (605.1 KB)

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