coastal zone management

Recent work of the NSW Branch

A working group put together at the last NSW coastal conference in Kiama has been busy making representations to the NSW Government on coastal management.  You can read these submissions under ‘media’ page, or by clicking here.

If you are a member of ACS and would like to get involved in this work, or any […]

By |May 21st, 2013|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Increasingly Frequently Asked Questions on Coastal Reforms in NSW

ACS has prepared a series of FAQs to address shortcomings in the 2012 amendments to the Coastal Protection Act 1979.  These questions speak for themselves and will be useful to home owners, councils and other interested parties.  To access these questions, please follow this link – IFAQ.

Questions include:

Will the new “Temporary Provisions” be better […]

By |February 27th, 2013|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW coastal reforms raise concern amongst professionals

Recent changes to NSW coastal management policies and legislation were greeted with anger and frustration by delegates attending the 21st annual NSW Coastal Management Conference in Kiama this week, as a range of speakers expressed serious concerns about their likely impacts on local councils’ legal liability and budgets, public beach amenity and effective coastal […]

By |November 9th, 2012|News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW Coastal Reforms – further information

If you want to find out more about the coastal reforms announced by the NSW Government, you may find this pdf useful.  This was presented at an information session on 12 October 2012.

By |October 22nd, 2012|NSW Chapter, Resources|Comments Off|

A new planning system for NSW – How will it affect our coast?

To further the objectives of the ACS, the NSW branch of the ACS is planning to make a submission into the Planning Green Paper that was released by the NSW State Government on 14 July 2012.  This paper sets out the principles upon which to base a new planning system for NSW.  Submissions on the […]

By |July 19th, 2012|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Free eBook online – Coastal Management in Australia by Nick Harvey and Brian Caton

Coastal Management in Australia
Australia’s Coast
The coast is one of our most valuable assets but how is it being treated and what is being done to look after it?  Coastal Management in Australia is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of this important subject.  Interesting case studies are used to illustrate human impact […]

By |May 14th, 2012|Events, Latest news, News, Resources|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Natural Resource Project Officer (Coast & Estuaries), Wollongong NSW

Title: Natural Resource Project Officer (Coast & Estuaries)
Advertiser: Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Salary/Conditions: Total remuneration package to $88,808 p.a., including salary: $72,922-$80,479
Departmental Professional Officer Grade 2; Permanent full-time
Ref: Vacancy Ref: OEH 328-11

(Environment and Heritage Policy and Programs Group)

Drive delivery of studies and plans to manage coastal zone risks and/or ecosystem health. Contribute […]

By |October 13th, 2011|Events, Jobs, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Invitation to comment – Coastal Zones: 21st Century Challenges

The following is an invitation from the organisation Marine Sciences for Society, to contribute to a submission to the upcoming United Nations Rio+20 conference. See following:
In preparation for the upcoming United Nations Rio+20 conference, we are spearheading an effort to collect the perspectives of academia concerning coastal zones.  Together with colleagues from various universities, […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

Australian Coastal Society Workshop – “How can the Australian Government offer national leadership in coastal management?”

The Australian Coastal Society plans to host a workshop on the afternoon of 8 November prior to the NSW Coastal Conference. It is an opportunity for those planning to attend the conference to offer views on the potential role of the Australian Government in addressing the complexity of issues that confront the nation now […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Events, Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Tasmanian Coastal Works Manual

A Best Practice Management Guide for Changing Coastlines
The Tasmanian Coastal Works Manual has been produced by The Coastal and Marine Branch, EPA Division, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE), with funding support from the Australian Government’s Caring for Our Country program.

The manual is a comprehensive tool for coastal land managers such […]

By |September 21st, 2011|Latest news, News, Resources, Tas Chapter|Comments Off|