The Act provides for the management and protection of the Queensland coastal zone, including its resources and biological diversity. It is divided into 6 Chapters (202 sections).Part 1 of Chapter 2 covers coastal management plans. A state coastal management plan must be prepared by the Minister, who will also prepare regional coastal management plans as soon as practicable. The preparation, review and amendment of coastal management plan have to be done with the participation of all stakeholders (arts. 21-36).Part 3 and 4 are dedicated to coastal management districts and erosion prone areas, their creation and their management.Part 5 covers quarry materials, the application procedure for the allocation of such material, the preparation of dredge management plans, the removal of quarry material and the related royalties.Chapter 3 is dedicated to investigation and enforcement of the Act. Chapter 4 to legal proceeding, Chapter 5 to administration matters, including compensation (Part 1) and appeals (Part 2). Chapter 6 contains transitional provisions.
Implemented by: Coastal Protection and Management (Coastal Management Districts) Regulation 2003. (2006-08-28)
Implemented by: Coastal Protection and Management Regulation 2003. (2016-06-17)
Implemented by: Coastal Protection and Management Regulation 2017. (2017-08-10)
Autores y editores
Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel
Government of Queensland (Australia)