The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has developed an environmental management framework aimed at protecting the coastal waters of Western Australia from the effects of pollution. This framework is being applied to Perth's coastal waters in consultation with the community and stakeholders. A three month public involvement and consultation program has been undertaken to help the EPA identify the Environmental Values of these waters, develop a set of Environmental Quality Objectives (ie. management goals) to protect the Environmental Values, and provide an indication of where the objectives should apply within Perth's coastal waters.
February 1, 2000
Guidelines and procedures: