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Consultation feedback being considered

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.

Commercial jet ski operations within Marine National Park 

  • Project: Proposal to conduct commercial jet ski operations within Marine National Park (green) Zones, Magnetic Island.
  • Summary: Adrenalin Jet Ski Tours Pty Ltd have applied to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Department of Environment and Science (Qld) for permission to expand their current commercial jet ski guided tour operations (Marine Parks permit G19/39542.1) at Magnetic Island to include access to specific Marine National Park (green) Zones being Radical Bay, Gowrie Bay, Florence Bay and Five Beach Bay sites, including Huntingfield Bay, Joyce Bay, Norris Bay and Maud Bay (EXCLUDING Lover’s Bay and Wilson Bay) for one or two visits a day. There is no request to increase passenger capacity or the number of jetskis already permitted.
  • Documents: View the Public Information Package.
  • Status: Public consultation is now closed. 

Privacy Collection Notice

Any personal information (including sensitive information) that you provide the Reef Authority as part of a public consultation process will be used for the purposes of informing the Reef Authority’s assessment of an application for permission or policy position.

The Reef Authority may publish comments made in response to public consultation along with the name of person or organisation that is attributed to those comments on its website. You do not have to provide the Reef Authority with your name when providing your response to a consultation process, and you may wish to use a pseudonym when making your comments. Responses will not be regarded as confidential unless confidentiality is specifically requested.

In some cases, the Reef Authority may share your response, including your name, with partner agencies or the applicant for the purposes of finalising the assessment process or policy position on a particular issue.

Should the proposed collection, use or disclosure of your personal information (including sensitive information) differ from this notice, a separate Privacy Collection Notice will be included in the public consultation materials for the relevant matter.

The Reef Authority will not otherwise use or disclose any other personal information you provide except in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Further information about how the Reef Authority collects and handles personal information and the Authority’s complaints process can be found in our privacy policy.

This notice does not imply approval of the application for permission or policy position. Due consideration will be given to the provided public comments before the Authority makes any decision in relation the relevant matter.

Created Tue, 2022-08-23 23:12
Updated 24 Aug 2022
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