Non Government Investigations and Strategies
Protecting Our Seas and Shores
A Victorian National Parks Association Report (2010)
Australian Marine Ecology undertook this report for Victoria's foremost nature conservation organisation, the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA). The report is guiding the VNPA's conservation work to conserve Victoria's marine ecosystems.
Marine Legislative Review
An Australian Conservation Foundation and National Environmental Law Association Report (2005)
Lawyers carried out a detailed and comprehensive review of approximately 100 existing Commonwealth and State marine-related environmental laws. The review highlighted that the laws, which apply to the conservation, fisheries, petroleum, shipping and tourism sectors, are inadequate in providing for ecologically sustainable development.
Oceans Law Reform
An Australian Conservation Foundation and National Environmental Law Association Discussion Paper (2005)
This paper was an attempt to start public discussion about the future of Australia's oceans laws, planning and management.
Out of the Blue - An Act for Australia's Oceans
Australian Conservation Foundation National Environmental Law Association
This report argues the case for a new national approach to oceans planning and management: an Australian Oceans Act and an Australian Oceans Authority to give strong legislative direction to the implementation of Australia's Oceans Policy.
The Sustainable Australian Seafood Assessment Initiative
An Australian Conservation Foundation Initiative (2009)
Provides an overview of the sustainable seafood assessment process that the ACF has developed with a team of leading marine scientists and the University of Technology, Sydney.
Protecting Critical Marine Habitats - The Key To Conserving Our Threatened Marine Species
A Humane Society International and WWF-Australia Report (2010)
A beautifully produced report that draws attention to the role of critical habitat in helping protect Australia's iconic marine animals including whales, turtles, sharks, seals and sea lions.