Marine Quality Objectives for NSW Ocean Waters
These publications were developed as a tool for communities, local councils, management authorities and state agencies to use to protect and consider marine water quality in catchment management and land-use planning activities.
- 1 December 2005
- Department of Environment and Conservation
This set of 4 publications on marine water quality objectives for ocean waters of New South Wales was part of the NSW Government's Coastal Protection Package announced in June 2001. The aim of these objectives is to simplify and streamline the consideration of water quality in coastal planning and management, and ensure that community values and uses for ocean waters are recognised and protected.
The 4 publications include:
Marine Quality Objectives for NSW Ocean Waters: Sydney Metropolitan and Hawkesbury–Nepean (PDF 380KB)
Marine Quality Objectives for NSW Ocean Waters: Hunter and Central Coast (PDF 380KB)
Marine Quality Objectives for NSW Ocean Waters: North Coast (PDF 390KB)
Marine Quality Objectives for NSW Ocean Waters: South Coast (PDF 380KB)