MRF Advisory Panel

A Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel (MRAP) has been established under the Mining Rehabilitation Fund Act 2012. This statutory panel meets quarterly to discuss and provide independent expert advice to the Director General of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) on Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF) matters. The current Panel was appointed for a three year term from March 2019, this marked the commencement of the Panel's third term. The inaugural Panel was appointed in December 2013.

Panel members

Sally Audeyev - Chairperson

Sally Audeyev is a leading projects lawyer who helps clients manage environment, government relations, tenure, planning and indigenous aspects of project development, implementation and closure. Sally was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2002, to the High Court of Australia in 2009 and recommended by the Best Lawyers Guide 2014-15 in Native Title Law, as well as Climate Change Law, Land Use and Zoning Law and Environmental Law.

Michelle Rhodes - Deputy Chairperson

Michelle Rhodes is an environmental scientist and environmental consultancy company director with over 25 years' experience in project environmental management and consultancy that includes technical design, earthworks, planning from start to closure and involvement in high level negotiations with a number of different regulatory authorities.

Andrew Cuthbertson

Andrew Cutherbertson is an advisor on stakeholder issues and has over 40 years’ experience within the industry in senior management and executive roles and has significant experience in community and stakeholder engagement, environmental and safety best practice. 

Angela Bishop

Angela Bishop has over 20 years’ experience working for government and industry in an operational and corporate capacity in the areas of environmental management and regulatory compliance, environmental approvals, rehabilitation, closure and relinquishment.

Kapila Karunaratna

Kapila Karunaratna is a company director, a mining executive with extensive experience in senior management roles, and a qualified mining engineer with more than 35 years’ experience in all stages of natural resource planning and management from start to closure.

Contact

Phone: +61 8 9222 3162
Email: mrfenquiry@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel Meeting Communiques

25 September 2019 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 322 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 25 September 2019

26 June 2019 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 521 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 26 June 2019.

20 March 2019 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 213 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 20 March 2019

12 December 2018 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 213 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 12 December 2018

8 October 2018 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 215 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 8 October 2018

8 June 2017 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 77 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 8 June 2017.

13 September 2017 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 197 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 13 September 2017.

18 July 2018 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 211 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 18 July 2018

20 June 2018 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 210 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 20 June 2018

12 March 2018 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 211 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 21 March 2018

6 December 2017 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 212 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 6 December 2017

17 March 2017 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 53 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 17 March 2017

13 December 2016 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 145 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 13 December 2016

17 October 2016 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel's Communique - 140 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 17 October 2016

29 April 2016 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 141 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 29 April 2016

18 November 2015 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 140 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 18 November 2015.

23 July 2015 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 148 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 23 July 2015.

19 March 2015 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 156 Kb

A summary of MRAP meeting of 19 March 2015.

30 November & 15 December 2015 - Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel’s Communique - 151 Kb

A summary of MRAP extraordinary meetings of 30 November and 15 December 2015.