Monday 24 June 2019
Around the country, six new regional Australian Marine Park advisory committees recently came together for the first time. These committees will play an important role in supporting the management of Australian Marine Parks, a network of 58 marine parks that help protect Australia’s offshore marine environment.
Fisheries assistance – Our Marine Parks Grants awarded to strengthen Australian Marine Park management
Friday 5 April 2019
The first round of Our Marine Parks Grants have been awarded to fund eight organisations to deliver 12 projects that will improve the long-term sustainability of fishing in ways that support the objectives of Australian Marine Parks.
Wednesday 20 March 2019
The Fishing Business Assistance Grants are now open for acceptance by eligible commercial fishers. Applications close on Tuesday 7 May 2019.
Friday 22 February 2019
Last weekend occupants of three local vessels were found to be illegally fishing inside the Cod Grounds Marine Park, nine kilometres off the coast of Laurieton. This marine park is one of 58 Australian Marine Parks managed by Parks Australia to protect Australia’s offshore marine environment.
Thursday 14 February 2019
The first round of Our Marine Parks Grants is now open to applications from invited fishing sector organisations. Applications close on Tuesday 12 March 2019.
Friday 14 December 2018
The Director has released the ‘Fishing Business Assistance Grants – Consultation Report’, which details the Director’s consideration of comments received from the fishing industry on the Fishing Business Assistance program.
Tuesday 4 December 2018
The most extensive reef survey of the Coral Sea Marine Park ever undertaken will continue this week as scientists from ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University (Coral CoE) and Parks Australia staff set sail from Gladstone, Queensland.
Tuesday 20 November 2018
Parks Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science have launched the Australian Marine Parks Science Atlas, an online portal showcasing the remarkable scientific discoveries being made in our marine parks.
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