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Publications archive - Annual reports


Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Department of the Environment and Heritage Annual Report 2002-03

Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2003
ISSN 1441 9335

Review of performance - Outcome one: Environment (continued)

Coasts and Oceans (continued)

Assessments under the Environment Protection and Biodivesity Conservation Act

(Departmental output 1.3)


To contribute to assessments under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.


The Department provided advice in relation to coasts and oceans issues under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. The quantity of advice provided for referral advice requests and assessment advice requests amounted to 116 contributions relating to non-avian marine migratory species; 125 contributions relating to threatened marine species; 49 contributions relating to Commonwealth marine protected areas (31 to oil and gas exploration and 18 other); 14 contributions relating to Commonwealth land and 36 contributions relating to Commonwealth actions.