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Turning the tide at Panboola wetlands

Two live stream cameras recently installed at the Old Pambula Racecourse will help scientists track the changes as tidal flows return to the area and the wetlands come back.


Survey reveals what Sea Country means to Aboriginal Peoples

The recent Connection to Sea Country – Aboriginal Peoples of Coastal NSW survey has confirmed the crucial significance of Sea Country to cultural connections, and the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal Peoples.


Anchors ahoy: New Port Kembla anchorages will protect seafloor life

A world leading approach to the anchoring of ships has been introduced in Port Kembla to protect the marine life of the region’s rocky reefs.


NSW Spanner Crab Harvest Strategy released

Sustainable management of the NSW Spanner Crab fishery. That’s the aim of the recently released NSW Spanner Crab Harvest Strategy.


Our Initiatives

Explore all of our projects within our 9 Initiatives.
Water quality and litter

Helping to stop water pollution and litter before it gets into our waterways.

Healthy coastal habitats

Improving the management of foreshore and waterway structures to protect our marine environment.

Climate change

Identifying marine environments and species at threat from climate change.

Aboriginal cultural values

Increasing participation of Aboriginal people in managing the marine estate.

Threatened & protected species

Protecting threatened and protected marine wildlife from harm.

Sustainable fishing & aquaculture

Supporting commercial, recreational and Aboriginal cultural fisheries and aquaculture to be economically and ecologically sustainable.

Safe & sustainable boating

Providing safe boating access to our waterways to protect marine environments.

Enhancing community benefits

Developing a better understanding of the way we use and share the marine environment.

Effective governance

Trialling efficient and effective ways of managing our marine environment and include stakeholders in decision making.

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