Publications

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Publications

Title
NSW Marine Estate Management Strategy - Implementation Plan (PDF, 4340.52 KB) (2019)
NSW Marine Estate Management Strategy 2018-2028 (PDF, 12612.84 KB) (2018)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion - discussion paper - Part 1 executive summary, context and approach (PDF, 5099 KB) (2018)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion - discussion paper - Part 2 site proposals (PDF, 12755.48 KB) (2018)
MEMA schedule of works (PDF, 206.84 KB) (2017)
Guidelines for assessing management options for the NSW marine estate (PDF, 596.9 KB) (2017)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - Phase 2 community engagement report (PDF, 964.07 KB)  (2017)
Implementing marine ecosystem-based management: lessons from Australia (2017)
Managing the NSW coastal zone: restructuring governance for inclusive development (2017)
Marine estate threat and risk assessment final report (PDF, 5144.96 KB)  (BMT WBM 2017)
Marine protected areas within the NSW marine estate – their role and purpose (PDF, 561.57 KB) (2017)
MEMA glossary of terms (PDF, 214.41 KB) (2017)
MEMA protocol manual (PDF, 1158.92 KB) (2016)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - management initiatives discussion paper (PDF, 4956.38 KB) (2016)
Marine estate community and stakeholder engagement strategy (PDF, 106.77 KB) (2014)
Marine estate community survey - final reports (2014)
Managing the NSW marine estate: purpose, underpinning principles and priority settings (PDF, 2373.94 KB) (2013)
Independent scientific audit of marine parks in NSW - Government response (PDF, 448.64 KB) (2013)
Independent scientific audit of marine parks in NSW - Report ( PDF, 1101.18 KB) (2012)

Marine Estate Management Authority annual reports

Title
MEMA annual report 2018-19 (PDF, 3052.79 KB)
MEMA annual report 2017 (PDF, 634.19 KB)
MEMA annual report 2016 (PDF, 728.69 KB)
MEMA annual report 2015 (PDF, 668.21 KB)
MEMA annual report 2014 (PDF, 372 KB)
MEMA annual report 2013 (PDF, 576.02 KB)

Marine Estate Management Strategy progress reporting

Title
MEMS status report for local government - initiatives 1-3 - 2020 (PDF, 1917.79 KB)
MEMS quarterly snapshot - Year 2 Q3 - 2020 (PDF, 2246.38 KB)
MEMS quarterly snapshot - Year 2 Q2 - 2019 (PDF, 2152.39 KB)
MEMS Implementation Annual Report 2018-19 (PDF, 2397.9 KB)

Technical papers

Title
Threat & risk framework for the NSW marine estate (PDF, 1824.18 KB) (2015)
MEEKP Technical Paper 1 - Methodologies to value the benefits & costs of alternative uses to the NSW marine estate (PDF, 522.49 KB) (2014)
MEEKP Technical Paper 2 - Surveying the community's views on the marine estate (PDF, 230.29 KB) (2014)

Factsheets

Title
A new approach to marine estate management (PDF, 73.56 KB) (2013)
Beaches and headlands (PDF, 155.41 KB) (2013)

Frequently asked questions

Title
FAQ - Local Government Marine Estate Management Strategy (PDF, 1088.42 KB) (2019)
FAQ Marine Estate Management Strategy 2018-2028 (PDF, 1117.92 KB) (2018)
FAQ Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - a marine park proposal (PDF, 331.03 KB) 2018)
FAQ Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - Aboriginal FAQs (PDF, 191.12 KB) (2018)
FAQ marine park pilots (PDF, 611.55 KB) (2018)
FAQ Marine estate management strategy (PDF, 62.18 KB) (2017)
FAQ Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 236.43 KB) (2016)
FAQ Marine aquaculture (PDF, 577.76 KB) (2016)
FAQ Marine estate community survey (2014)
FAQ Marine Estate Expert Knowledge Panel (MEEKP) (PDF, 56.53 KB) (2013)
FAQ Marine Estate Management Authority (MEMA) (PDF, 71.13 KB) (2013)
FAQ Marine park management reforms (PDF, 78.8 KB) (2013)
FAQ Threat & risk assessment (PDF, 57.64 KB) (2013)

Newsletters

Title
eNewsletter - Marine Estate Management Authority - June 2020
eNewsletter - Marine Estate Management Authority - April 2020
eNewsletter - Marine Estate Management Authority - December 2019
Newsletter - Marine Estate Management Strategy - February 2019 () PDF, 800.75 KB
Newsletter - Marine Estate Reforms  October 2017 (PDF, 2411.65 KB)
Newsletter 5 - Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 287.54 KB)
Newsletter 4 - Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 710.2 KB)
Newsletter 3 - Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 568.35 KB)
Newsletter 2 - Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 586.82 KB)
Newsletter 1 - Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment (PDF, 573.17 KB)

Page last updated/reviewed: 30 Jun 2020