Enhancing community benefits

Enhancing social, cultural and economic benefits

Taking action to increase understanding of the way we all use and share the marine environment.

Projects


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Marine estate education strategy

Implementing the NSW Marine Estate Education Strategy and curriculum-based schools package.

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Maritime heritage review

Assessing threats to marine historic heritage and recommending strategies to manage those threats.

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Community wellbeing framework

Collecting social, cultural and economic data to provide a foundation for long-term monitoring of community wellbeing associated with the marine estate.

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Economic benefits monitoring

Monitoring the economic benefits associated with the marine estate under the community wellbeing framework.

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Capturing local ecological knowledge

Pilot a system for capturing local ecological knowledge to promote the value of using different knowledge systems for understanding and managing the marine estate.

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Activity mapping

Analysing the patterns of use and facilities across the marine estate to understand trends in activity, management issues and resource-use conflicts.

Project to continue in future years

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Marine estate valuation model

Developing a model to determine the social and economic value of human-use activities across the NSW marine estate.

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Blue growth economy

Working across multiple sectors to develop a Blue Growth Strategy for the NSW marine estate.

Project to commence in future years

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