New South Wales

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1. New South Wales Land

Key legislation

Key contacts

Policy Officer, Science
NSW Office for Science and Medical Research
Department of State and Regional Development
GPO Box 5477
Sydney NSW 2001

Tel: +61 2 9338 6795
Fax: +61 2 9338 6760

Notes

The New South Wales Government is responsible for access and benefit sharing agreements and provides information on such arrangements within its jurisdiction.

2. New South Wales Waters (coastal waters to 3 nautical miles)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Policy Officer, Science
NSW Office for Science and Medical Research
Department of State and Regional Development
GPO Box 5477
Sydney NSW 2001

Tel: +61 2 9338 6795
Fax: +61 2 9338 6760

Notes

The New South Wales Government is responsible for access and benefit sharing agreements and provides information on such arrangements within its jurisdiction.

3. Booderee National Park

Key legislation

Key contacts

Park Manager
Booderee National Park
Village Road
JERVIS BAY 2540

Tel: +61 2 4442 1006
Fax: +61 2 4443 8302

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources. A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

4. Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Manager
Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters)
Marine Protected Areas Management South
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2197

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources. A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

5. Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve

Key legislation

Key contacts

Manager
Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve
Marine Protected Areas Management South
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA   ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 1062

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

6. Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Park Reserve

Key legislation

Key contacts

Manager
Elizabeth and Middleton Reef Marine National Park Reserve
Marine Protected Areas Management South
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 1062

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

7. Lord Howe Island Marine Park

Key legislation

Key contacts

Manager
Lord Howe Island Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)
Marine Protected Areas Management South
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2197

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

8. Commonwealth Waters adjacent to New South Wales (seaward from 3 nautical miles to the edge of the Australian Fisheries Zone)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (Australian Government)

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

N/A

Australian Government Land (other than a Reserve) in New South Wales

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research. The Competent National Authority can provide further information.