Inquiry into Gulf St Vincent

Inquiry into Gulf St Vincent

June 2000

© Commonwealth of Australia 2000
ISBN 0 642 71074 0

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 61KB)

Terms of reference

Foreword (PDF 9KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 12KB)
Map: Gulf of St Vincent (PDF 775KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 11KB)

Reference to the Committee
Conduct of the inquiry

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 31KB)

Uses of the Gulf
Barker Inlet/Port Adelaide River[10]

Chapter 3 - Threats to the environment of Gulf of St Vincent (PDF 155KB)

Habitat Damage and Destruction
Overharvesting of Living Marine Organisms
Introduced Marine Pests
Future Impacts
Regional areas

Chapter 4 - Responses to the problem (PDF 88KB)

Adelaide Coastal Waters Study
Marine and Estuarine Strategy
Call for action
Federal Programs
State Legislation
Reuse schemes
Catchment Water Management Boards
Local Government
Monitoring programs
Education and awareness raising programs
Tourism potential of dolphins

Appendix 1 - List of submissions (PDF 22KB)
Appendix 2 - Individuals who appeared before the Committee at public hearings (PDF 14KB)

Thursday, 3 February 2000, Adelaide
Friday, 4 February 2000, Port Adelaide

Appendix 3 - Additional documents received by the Committee (PDF 16KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818