The Queensland Government’s draft Strategic Assessment of the Great Barrier Reef coastal zone has been released. The report includes case studies about the Wet Tropics and Ella Bay.
Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the report assessed how the State’s planning, development, and coastal management processes identify and protect matters of national environmental significance, including the Outstanding Universal Value of the reef.
Read the full media release here. To view the draft reports and have your say visit here. Be quick though - public consultation closes on 31 January 2014.