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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act Review

Terms of Reference and Background paper
Department of the Environment and Heritage, August 2005

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About this review

The Australian Government made an election commitment to review the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to improve the performance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, its office holders and its accountability frameworks.

The Review is chaired by the Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Mr David Borthwick, assisted by Ms Barbara Belcher, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Mr Jonathan Hutson, Department of Finance and Administration, reporting to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator the Hon Ian Campbell.

Invitations for public submissions to the review closed on Friday 30 September 2005.

All submissions have been treated as public documents unless they contain clearly marked commercial-in-confidence material. Submissions can be viewed below.

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Submissions received

Note: The names of individuals have been removed from some submissions for legal reasons.

A submission was previously posted on this web page under the name of 'Frank Lee'. This submission was in no way connected to Mr Frank Lee of Bribie Island, a Director of the company Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd trading as 'Aboard Training Australia' and 'Frank Lee Services'.

All the submissions listed below are also available in one ZIP file for your convenience.