Reform in coastal policy and institutional frameworks

Ms Kathryn Willis1,2 1CMS & School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 2CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Plastic waste is a common sight on Australian coastlines, harming coastal economies, communities and ecosystems.  To mitigate the harm...
  • March 6, 2020
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Ms Jacquie White1, Ms Jeska Dee 1Association of Bayside Municipalities, Melbourne, Australia Abstract: Over many years we’ve seen federal and state led investment in research, inquiries, hazard assessments and tools to improve our understanding of climate change risks on the...
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Dr Geoff Wescott1 1Deakin University, Burwood, Australia Abstracts: Twenty five years after chairing a Coalition government’s Coastal Reference Group, which led to Victoria’s first comprehensive coastal management legislation, in 2015 the author chaired an Expert Panel for a Labor Government...
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Dr Rebecca Koss1, Dr Geoff Wescott1 1Deakin University, Burwood, Australia, 2Deakin University, Burwood, Australia Abstract: In the development of Victoria’s first state-wide coastal legislation (1994) an analysis suggested the key departments and the community were ‘winners’  whilst others came out...
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Ms Nicola Waldron1 1Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Melbourne, Australia Abstract: Victoria’s first marine spatial planning framework has been developed as part of the State government’s new marine and coastal policy. The framework provides guidance and a process...
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Dr Joanna Vince1, Mr Jon Day2 1University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia, 2James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Abstract: Ecosystem based management, spatial orientation, a multilevel policy framework and integration have all been identified as essential components of effective marine spatial planning...
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Dr John Thorogood1 1Frc Environmental, Cleveland, Australia Abstracts: Species listed under the EPBC Act 1999 and similar state instruments are frequently cited in an attempt to thwart coastal development.  Threatened species and ecosystems are a particular focus of impact assessment,...
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Prof. Bruce Thom 1NSW Coastal Council, Sydney South, Australia Abstract: It is hard to believe that only 10 years ago on 18 February, 2010, around 180 coastal wonks gathered in Adelaide to discuss “developing a national coastal adaptation agenda”. It...
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Dr Britta Denise Hardesty1, Dr Qamar Schuyler1, Tonya Van Der Velde2, Heinz Shandl3, Tom Peat4, Dr. Chris Wilcox1 1CSIRO, Hobart, Australia, 2CSIRO, Brisbane, Australia, 3CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, 4CSIRO, Clayton, Australia Abstract: Ocean plastic is a globally recognised environmental concern, with...
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Ms Rebecca Price1 1Department Of Environment Land Water And Planning, Melbourne , Australia Abstract: The presentation will outline the process and learnings from the development of Victoria’s first Marine and Coastal Policy  prepared under the Marine and Coastal Act 2018. ...
  • March 6, 2020
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