Australian Marine Parks

So tell us what you think – have we got the balance right?

Comment on draft management plans

Please send your feedback on draft plans by Wednesday 20 September 2017, by:

  1. Filling in our feedback form here
  2. Emailing: managementplanning.marine@environment.gov.au
  3. Writing (free of charge) to:

Australian Marine Parks Management Planning Comments
Department of the Environment and Energy
Reply Paid 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Please note, comments sent after 11.59 pm AEST Wednesday 20 September 2017 or to an address other than those listed above cannot be considered.

To help us to consider your feedback, please:

  • say what you would like to see kept or changed in the plan/s and why
  • refer your points to a specific marine park or use, where appropriate
  • give sources of any information you refer to, where possible.

Renaming Commonwealth marine reserves

Please send your feedback on the renaming of marine reserves to marine parks by Wednesday 20 September 2017, by:

  1. Emailing: renaming.marine@environment.gov.au
  2. Writing (free of charge) to:

Australian Marine Parks Renaming Comments
Department of the Environment and Energy
Reply Paid 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Please note, comments sent after 11.59 pm AEST Wednesday 20 September 2017 or to an address other than those listed above cannot be considered.

Privacy notice

The Director of National Parks is authorised to collect the personal information of persons making comments on draft marine park management plans under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

Your comments will be considered in the Director of National Parks’ Report on the Preparation of the Management Plansor Report on the Renaming of Commonwealth Marine Reserves. The Director’s reports will be provided to the Minister and tabled before Parliament with the Management Plans in accordance with the EPBC Act.

Your personal information may be disclosed to the Minister, relevant government agencies, the Australian Parliament and where required by law.

Your submission may also be published online by the Director of National Parks. Please tell us in your submission if you do not want it published. Your submission will still be considered in the Director’s Report on the Preparation of the Management Plans or Report on the Renaming of Commonwealth Marine Reserves, and may be provided to the Minister and tabled before Parliament.

Submissions containing personal information of third parties, material that is manifestly unrelated, abusive or offensive material that may infringe the intellectual property rights of others, or promotional material and advertising will not be published by the Director.

The Director of National Parks’ Privacy Policy details how you can access and correct your personal information held by the Director and who to contact if you have a concern about your personal information. The Director’s Privacy Policy is available at:

http://environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks/parks-australia/privacy-policy