Marine Parks in South Australia

Committee Details

52nd Parliament 06/05/2010 - 15/02/2014
Report tabled 26/11/2013

Committee Function

A Select Committee of the Legislative Council has been appointed to enquire into and report upon marine parks in South Australia and, in particular -

(a) what scientific evidence is available to guide the design and management of marine parks;
(b) detrimental effects to recreational fishers and the commercial fishing industry through the imposition of marine parks;
(c) detrimental effects to property values through the imposition of marine parks;
(d) complaints by local communities and fishing groups regarding the consultation process associated with the implementation of marine parks;
(e) interstate and international moves to limit the extent of sanctuary zones;
(f) the correct balance of general marine park areas to no-take sanctuary zone areas; and
(g) how the management of marine parks will be funded.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.