Stage 1

Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan 2021-2031

In this Stage, we are specifically seeking feedback on the draft management objectives and actions outlined in the Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan 2021-2031. The NSW Government encourages everyone to provide feedback.

In the future, Stage 2 will seek feedback on the rules for marine parks.

Watch this presentation for a summary of the Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan before submitting your feedback.


The draft Plan is available on request at:

Port Stephens Fisheries Office

Taylors Beach Road

Taylors Beach NSW 2316

Or, you can view the draft plan in the Documents menu.


How to submit your feedback

You can complete the survey which will guide your response, and/or upload a submission within the survey. Submissions close at 11:55pm on 31 January, 2022.

Alternatively, you can post to:

Draft Marine Parks Network Management Plan

NSW Marine Estate Management Authority

Locked Bag 1 Nelson Bay NSW 2315


Community information webinars

Community information webinars were held on Tuesday 21st December 2021 and Wednesday 19th January 2022 to provide information on the draft management plan and support the public consultation process. The webinars provided participants an opportunity to hear about the development of the draft plan and the consultation process, and included an open Q&A session. The slides from this webinar are available here. See the question and answers from this community information webinar here.


Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan 2021-2031

In this Stage, we are specifically seeking feedback on the draft management objectives and actions outlined in the Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan 2021-2031. The NSW Government encourages everyone to provide feedback.

In the future, Stage 2 will seek feedback on the rules for marine parks.

Watch this presentation for a summary of the Draft NSW Mainland Marine Park Network Management Plan before submitting your feedback.


The draft Plan is available on request at:

Port Stephens Fisheries Office

Taylors Beach Road

Taylors Beach NSW 2316

Or, you can view the draft plan in the Documents menu.


How to submit your feedback

You can complete the survey which will guide your response, and/or upload a submission within the survey. Submissions close at 11:55pm on 31 January, 2022.

Alternatively, you can post to:

Draft Marine Parks Network Management Plan

NSW Marine Estate Management Authority

Locked Bag 1 Nelson Bay NSW 2315


Community information webinars

Community information webinars were held on Tuesday 21st December 2021 and Wednesday 19th January 2022 to provide information on the draft management plan and support the public consultation process. The webinars provided participants an opportunity to hear about the development of the draft plan and the consultation process, and included an open Q&A session. The slides from this webinar are available here. See the question and answers from this community information webinar here.


  • This survey is seeking to gain your feedback on the Draft Mainland Marine Parks Network Management Plan. Your feedback will help us ensure the plan informs how we make decisions and manage these parks over the next ten years.

    We may share your submission to third parties such as other Government agencies. See the Privacy Policy for further information.

    The survey will take approximately 20 minutes. You can save your progress and return to complete the survey.

    A copy of your responses will be emailed to you.

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