GSMP Zoning Plan Discussion Paper is due for release on 14 January 2019

The Great Sandy Marine Park extends from Baffle Creek to Double Island Point and includes all of the Bundaberg coastline and Hervey Bay.

The discussion paper for the review of the zoning plan for the Great Sandy Marine Park is due to be released for public consultation on the 14th January 2019.

The public consultation period will be open from 14 January 2019 to 25 February 2019.

The discussion paper should become available on the Government websites and once it has been released.

For further information please contact the Department of Environment and Science (DES) by email to or by mail to:

Marine Resource Management
Protected Area Innovation, Engagement and Policy
Department of Environment and Science
PO Box 15187
City East QLD 4002

This may be your only chance to have a say in the future management of the marine park before any preposed changes become law. Please review the discussion paper and make a submission.