Marine Estate Management Authority
Published 24 June 2022
The Marine Estate Management Authority advises the NSW Government on the management of the NSW marine estate.
The Authority brings together the heads of the NSW Government agencies with key marine estate responsibilities.
A healthy coast and sea, managed for the greatest well-being of the community, now and into the future.
Ensure that policies and programs address priority issues, are well coordinated, efficient, evidence based and result in positive outcomes.
The Authority's key functions under the Marine Estate Management Act 2014 include undertaking threat and risk assessments, developing management strategies, promoting collaboration between public authorities and fostering consultation with the community.
|1||effective community engagement to identify and prioritise benefits and threats|
|2||values will be assigned to enable trade-off decisions between alternative users of the marine estate|
|3||best available information will be used in trade-off decisions, but judgement will still be required|
|4||the wellbeing of future generations will be considered|
|5||existing access arrangements will be respected|
|6||the precautionary principle will be applied|
|7||efficient and cost-effective management to achieve community outcomes|
|8||management decisions will be transparent and adjust in response to new information|
|9||management performance will be measured, monitored and reported and information pursued to fill critical knowledge gaps|
Reporting and engagement
- Knowledge centre - media releases, publications and reports
- Authority members
- Protocol manual - Authority and Knowledge Panel (PDF, 2654.35 KB)