Proposals - under assessment

The opportunity for the public to comment on a proposal is an important part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's environmental assessment and consultative processes. Interested parties are invited to contact us for more information, or to make a written submission in relation to the proposal.

The below proposals are in different phases of the consultative processes. 

Proposals under assessment

ProjectSummaryStatus
White Horse Australia Lindeman Pty LtdWhite Horse Australia Lindeman Pty Ltd propose to redevelop the existing resort at Lindeman Island. A component of the project is within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and will require permission from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. The proposal includes a new harbour to provide access for the transfer of guests via ferries, luxury vessels and private charters which offers greater protection from the prevailing wind directions. Capital dredging is proposed in the construction of the harbour.The proponent is preparing the EIS.
Whitsundays Plan of Management

The Whitsundays Plan of Management (the Plan) outlines the activities that can occur in the region, while protecting the spectacular environment. The Plan is currently being reviewed. The public consultation period has now closed.

After considering public comments, amending instruments will be finalised and provided to the Marine Park Authority Board and Federal Executive Council for approval.