Publications

Some of the marine estate publications are available below in PDF format. To view or print PDF documents, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. If you don't have a PDF reader installed, download the installer from Adobe's website and install to continue.

Publications & reports

Title
Guidelines for assessing management options for the NSW marine estate (PDF, 1145.72 KB) (2017)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - management initiatives discussion paper (PDF, 4956.38 KB) (2016)
Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion assessment - Phase 2 community engagement report (PDF, 964.07 KB)  (2017)
Independent scientific audit of marine parks in NSW - Report ( PDF, 1101.18 KB) (2012)
Independent scientific audit of marine parks in NSW - Government response (PDF, 345.29 KB) (2013)
Managing the NSW marine estate: purpose, underpinning principles and priority settings (PDF, 2175.21 KB) (2013)
Marine estate community and stakeholder engagement strategy (PDF, 106.77 KB) (2014)
Marine estate community survey - final reports (2014)
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, 480.41 KB) (2017)

MEMA annual reports:

MEMA glossary of terms (PDF, 214.41 KB) (2017)
MEMA protocol manual (PDF, 737.09 KB) (2016)
MEMA schedule of works (PDF, 169.4 KB) (2017)

Technical papers

Title
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)
Threat & risk framework for the NSW marine estate (PDF, 1824.18 KB) (2015)

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 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 estate management strategy (PDF, 62.18 KB) (2017)
FAQ Marine park management reforms (PDF, 78.8 KB) (2013)
FAQ Threat & risk assessment (PDF, 57.64 KB) (2013)

Newsletters

Title
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: 01 Nov 2017