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.
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 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 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 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.
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