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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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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

Conserve and sustainably manage coasts and oceans

The Department implements national programs to improve marine and coastal water quality; develop and manage marine protected areas; manage and care for coastal and marine resources; and promote ecologically sustainable development.

In 2002-03 the Department undertook the following activities and programs: