Have your say — Whitsundays Plan of Management

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Our thoughts are with the communities affected by the devastating impacts of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.  

Those who wish to comment on the proposed amendments to the Whitsundays Plan of Management but were unable to meet the closing date (5pm Friday 7 April 2017 (AEST)) for submissions are urged to email the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority as soon as possible to obtain an extension.

Approved requests will be granted an extension to 5pm 28 April 2017 (AEST). These requests can be made via email to consultation@gbrmpa.gov.au or by phoning (07) 4750 0700.

Consultation toolkit

Maps of proposed amendments 2017

How to comment

Complete the online submission form

NOTE: Estimated completion time for the full survey is 20 minutes, but you can also just complete the section that applies to you. We recommend viewing the materials on a desktop as they include detailed elements including maps and direct entry of comments.


Download the PDF submission form (Word version) and accompanying maps of proposed amendments, complete and email consultation@gbrmpa.gov.au.


Post a hard copy of the submission form to:

Whitsundays Plan of Management Review,
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority,
PO Box 1379,
Townsville, QLD, 4810.

Use of the submission form is not compulsory and written submissions may be provided in a different format. Explaining why you do or do not support a proposal is important.

All comments will be considered and will help shape the final Whitsundays Plan of Management.

More information

For further information about the Whitsundays Plan of Management review process please email consultation@gbrmpa.gov.au.