Moreton Bay Marine Park Brisbane

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Zoning Plan remake and review

The remade Marine Parks (Moreton Bay) Zoning Plan 2019 came into effect on 1 September 2019. Photo credit: Queensland Government

Expert advisory panel

An independent expert advisory panel was established at the start of the Moreton Bay Marine Park zoning plan review in February 2007, to provide scientific advice and ensure the scientific integrity of the review.

The Panel's recommendations, which were used to guide the development of the revised zoning plan, included:

These recommendations recognise the need to meet conservation goals while minimising impacts on people's use of the marine park. They are based on world standards in marine reserve design, and fulfil Queensland's obligations under a number of state, national and international agreements and pieces of legislation.

Expert advisory panel members

Professor Paul Greenfield (Chair)
Dr Eva Abal
Dr Russ Babcock
Dr Rodrigo Bustamante
Associate Professor Rod Connolly
Geoff Dews
Dr Peter Isdale
Dr Sean Pascoe
Professor Hugh Possingham
Professor Russell Reichelt
Dr Jackie Robinson
Professor Helen Ross

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