Rapid Creek Water Advisory Committee
Rapid Creek is a small, relatively natural drainage system located in Darwin’s Northern suburbs. The creek extends for a distance of 9.8kms and drains a catchment of approximately 28km2.
Unlike many such drainage lines elsewhere in urban areas, Rapid Creek supports a number of important remnant vegetation communities and the creek channel is virtually undeveloped for its entire length.
The reestablishment of the Rapid Creek Water Advisory Committee is to ensure a consultative approach to water management and planning.
The Committee will provide advice to the Minister for Environment on water quality and water resource management issues affecting Rapid Creek and its catchment.
The Committee has finalised the Rapid Creek Plan of Management and will contribute to the monitoring and annual assessment against the plan.
Read the Rapid Creek Management Plan 2021 .
Rapid Creek Water Advisory Committee (RCWAC) members
Read the Committee's terms of reference (updated April 2019).
|Mr Nick Fewster||Northern Territory Airports||Chairperson|
|Ms Lisa Peter||Rapid Creek Landcare Group||Community Representative|
|Mr Tim Moore||Community Representative||Community Representative|
|Professor Karen Gibb||Charles Darwin University||Environmental Microbiologist|
|Mr Graeme Finch||Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics||Senior Director Infrastructure|
|Mr Neal Adamson||Department of Defence||Environmental Officer, RAAF Darwin, RAAF Tindal|
|Mr Dean McAdam||Parks and Wildlife||District Manager Darwin/Urban Parks|
|Ms Julia Schult||Aquatic Health Unit||Scientist|
The table below list the minutes of committee meetings.
|7 May 2021||Northern Australia Conference Room, 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|10 September 2020||Level 14 Boardroom, Charles Darwin Centre, 19 The Mall, Darwin||Minutes|
|7 February 2020||Northern Australia Conference Room, Development House, 76 the Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|24 September 2019||Arafura Meeting Room, Development House, 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|12 June 2019||Northern Australia Conference Room, 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|27 March 2019||Northern Australia Conference Room, 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|30 November 2018||Northern Australia Conference Room, 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|2 August 2018||Arafura Meeting Room (NADT), 76 The Esplanade, Darwin||Minutes|
|9 April 2018||Charles Darwin Centre, 14 floor, Conference Room, 19 Smith Street Mall, Darwin||Minutes|
|6 December 2017||Darwin International Airport – Wirraway Business Centre, Darwin||Minutes|
|12 September 2017||First floor, Conference Room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston||Minutes|
|14 June 2017||Charles Darwin University, Blue 2, Level 2, Room 24a Ellengowan Drive, Casuarina||Minutes|
|14 February 2017||Parks & Wildlife Conference Room, Jape Homemaker Village, Millner||Minutes|
|7 December 2016||Third floor, Conference Room, Goyder Building, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston||Minutes|
Last updated: 04 November 2021
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