Risks to the Region’s values
Figure 9.1 Risks to the Great Barrier Reef Region’s ecosystem
This risk matrix has been developed in accordance with the Australian Standard (AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009)6 using terms and definitions detailed in Appendix 6. The assessment is based on current or documented future trends in the identified threats and existing management measures. The compounding effects of threats are not considered. The full wording for each of the identified threats is provided in Appendix 5 and the assessment for each threat is summarised in Appendix 7.