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 and Petroleum (DMP) on Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF) matters. The inaugural Panel was appointed from December 2013 to December 2015, with the current Panel appointed for a three year term from March 2016.
Michael Slight - Chairperson
Michael Slight is a Mining Engineer with more than 35 years of operational experience in all phases of mining from feasibility, construction and development, production and expansion to mine closures.
Phil Scott is an experienced environmental professional with 27 years of experience in corporate, resource and environmental management across a broad range of environmental, resource management, land access, planning and development areas.
Sally Audeyev is a leading environmental lawyer who helps clients manage environment, government relations, tenure, planning and indigenous aspects of project development, implementation and closure.
Donald Burnside is a consultant with 40 years experience in investigation and management of agricultural and natural resource management issues at site, landscape and regional scale.
Michelle Rhodes is an environmental consultancy company director with 21 years experience in the environmental sector and involvement in high level negotiations with a number of different regulatory authorities.
For enquiries about the Mining Rehabilitation Advisory Panel, please contact the MRF team:
Phone: +61 8 9222 3162