Solitary Islands Marine Park and Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) - Zoning summary and user guide
Marine Parks Authority, New South Wales
Department of the Environment and Water Resources, December 2006
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MARINE USERS
Transitional arrangements: Transitional arrangements for areas within former reserves From the declaration of Commonwealth marine reserves in November 2012 until management plans come into effect in July 2014, there will be no changes to the management arrangements for the area within the former Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters).
- Transitional arrangements involve NO CHANGE ON THE WATER for marine users.
- If you hold an existing approval to undertake activities within the former Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters), you are able to continue to operate under the terms of your existing approval.
- No additional administrative requirements apply.
About the guide
The Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) lies on the seaward side and adjacent to the NSW Solitary Islands Marine Park. The NSW Solitary Islands Marine Park extends from the coastline out to the limit of state waters at the three nautical mile mark. The Commonwealth Marine Reserve extends from the state three nautical mile boundary out to the 50 metre depth contour. The NSW Marine Parks Authority manages the on-ground aspects of the Commonwealth Marine Reserve on behalf of the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.
For information on the Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) zoning plan please refer to the zoning plan map or contact Marine Protected Areas Management.
These publications were produced by the NSW Government's Marine Park Authority, with some financial assistance from the Australian Government. Any questions regarding content of this brochure or the NSW Solitary Islands Marine Park, contact Solitary Islands Marine Park .