Our Future on the coast

NSW Coastal Management Manual Part A: Introduction and mandatory requirements for a coastal management program

The manual provides guidance to assist local councils when preparing and implementing coastal management programs under the new coastal management framework.

3 April 2018
Office of Environment and Heritage
Publication, Manual
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-967-2
  • ID OEH20170671
  • File PDF 4.8MB
  • Pages 33
  • Name coastal-management-manual-part-a-170671.pdf

The coastal management manual has been prepared as a resource for local councils and public authorities to use when planning their future on the coast. It imposes mandatory requirements and provides guidance pursuant to the Coastal Management Act 2016 when preparing, developing, adopting, implementing, amending and reviewing, and contents of a coastal management program (CMP).

Note: Any reference in the Manual to a Minister or government agency is to be construed or treated as a reference to the Minister having the portfolio responsibility for coastal management and the administration of the Coastal Management Act 2016 or government agency as prescribed in the Administrative Arrangements (Administrative Changes—Public Service Agencies) Order 2019.

Structure and content of the manual

The manual has two parts: