Operations Working Group
The Operations Working Group (OWG) provides logistic support.
The OWG comprises ‘state leads’ with expertise in water infrastructure, natural resources, agriculture, biosecurity, tourism, health and transport, plus relevant NCCP researchers.
The group’s main role is to contribute to the development of detailed strategies for a potential release of the carp virus and subsequent clean-up.
Member affiliations and qualifications for the Operations Working Group
|Assistant Director||Commonwealth Environmental Water Office||River operations|
|Sebastian Quinn||Assistant Director, Biosecurity Policy and Response||Department of Agriculture and Water Resources||Legislative change|
|Ewan Johnson||Assistant Director, Science and Commercialisation||Department of Industry, Innovation and Science||Commonwealth policy|
|Craig Ingram||State Director, NCCP||Victorian Fisheries Authority||Fisheries management|
|Allan Lugg||Senior Fisheries Manager, Aquatic Ecosystems (South)||NSW Department of Primary Industries||Fisheries management|
|Alex Chalupa||Senior Biosecurity Officer||PIRDA||Aquatic pests and biosecurity|
|Salvo Vitelli||Manager, Partnering and Engagement||Qld Department of Agriculture and Fisheries||Engagement and biosecurity|
|Jane Carder||Senior Manager, Place Management||ACT Government||Transport, city services|
|Neville Garland||Director, River Operations Improvement||Murray Darling Basin Authority||River operations|
|Daniel Passer||Director, Biosecurity Policy and Response||Department of Agriculture and Water Resources||Biosecurity|