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.