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Report: Marine National Park Zones and Mining

Response to the Bioregional Advisory Panel proposals on Marine National Park Zones and mining

Recommendations for the development of management plans for Australia’s marine reserves.

Download the report marinenationalparkzones_austmarinereserves_31_10_2016.

Report: Commercial Fishing in Australia’s Marine Reserves

Commercial Fishing in Australia’s Marine Reserves

Response to the Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review and recommendations for the development of management plans for Australia’s Marine Reserves.

Download the report commercialfishing_austmarinereserves_27_10_2016.

Watch the Last Sea Treasure starring Val Taylor

Be inspired by a new short film starring ocean legend Valerie Taylor, that explores the Coral Sea – the cradle to the Great Barrier Reef.

Watch The Last Sea Treasure at http://saveourmarinelife.org.au/treasure/

Coral Sea Business Statement for Sanctuaries

Queensland’s extraordinary marine life, coral reefs and coastal lifestyle are central to our livelihood, and are the backbone of our regional economy. Marine parks act as a tourism magnet, promoting our coastal assets and promising unique nature-based experiences to both domestic and international visitors.

Download the Coral Sea Business Statement for Sanctuaries here.

76% Cairns fishers support Coral Sea Marine Park protection zones

New Galaxy research shows 76% of Cairns fishers support Coral Sea Marine Park protection zones; 71 per cent of Liberal National Party supporters believe the federal marine park review is creating uncertainty for local tourism and fishing charter businesses; and 93 per cent of voters in Leichhardt agree that the health of the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea are interlinked and protecting them both is important for both their future and the tourism jobs that depend on them.

Download the June 2016 Galaxy research of 400 voters in Leichhardt here.

June 2016 poll shows support for Coral Sea Marine Park in Cairns

New Galaxy research has found 7 out of 10 voters in the Far North Queensland electorate of Leichhardt are concerned the federal government’s review of a Coral Sea marine park is harming local fishing and tourism businesses.

76 per cent of local recreational anglers support reinstating protection zones in the Coral Sea.

71 per cent of Liberal National Party supporters believe the federal marine park review is creating uncertainty for local tourism and fishing charter businesses.

93 per cent of voters in Leichhardt agree that the health of the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea are interlinked and protecting them both is important for both their future and the tourism jobs that depend on them.

72 per cent of people in Leichhardt strongly agree that maintaining a reputation for unspoilt nature experiences in marine parks is important for Queensland’s tourism industry.

75 per cent believe protecting reefs and other important areas in the Coral Sea as a green zone that provides sanctuary for marine life will boost business opportunities by enhancing the region’s reputation among tourists.

87 per cent of recreational anglers say the green zones on the Great Barrier Reef have had no negative impact on their ability to go fishing. 11 per cent say the green zones have improved their enjoyment of fishing.

This Galaxy research of 400 voters in Leichhardt was conducted between May 31st and June 1st 2016. Read more here

Western Suburbs Business Statement for Sanctuaries

Perth and Western Australia are world renowned for our pristine beaches, crystal clear waters and extraordinary marine life. With more than 22 million visitors annually, our brand as an iconic tourist destination relies on adequate protection of our unique marine environment.

Download the Western Suburbs Business Statement for Sanctuaries here.

Western Australian Business Statement for Sanctuaries

Australia is world renowned for its pristine beaches, crystal clear waters and extraordinary marine life, attracting billions of dollars each year in marine tourism alone. Our reputation as an iconic tourist destination relies on adequate protection of our unique marine environment.

Healthy marine life means healthy business. Download the Western Australian Business Statement for Sanctuaries here.

Fish facts: the Coral Sea Marine Park and rec fishing

It’s time that recreational fishers get the facts about the Coral Sea Marine Park – where it is, what it means and how it will impact your fishing.

Find out more at www.saveourmarinelife.org.au/fishfacts

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