You are invited to have your say on draft environmental values and water quality objectives for the Mackay-Whitsunday region estuarine and surrounding coastal/marine waters under the Environmental Protection (Water) Policy (EPP Water).
The Queensland Government has released draft consultation materials (reports, mapping) for Mackay-Whitsunday region estuarine and surrounding coastal/marine waters waters. These, and an online survey/submission form, are available from the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) website and via the Get Involved website.
The updated draft water quality objectives are derived from local water quality information where available.
All feedback will be considered in the finalisation process. Final materials may, pending Government approval, be included in schedule 1 of the EPP Water.
For more information on environmental values, water quality objectives, and the draft consultation materials view the Ministerial Release.
The closing date for submissions has been extended to 31 October 2017.