Want to know where the major parties stand on protecting our Top End Coasts?

Our 2016 Election Promise Tracker breaks down the marine and coastal policy commitments made by the major parties.


This Territory Election we asked all parties to commit to…

Developing a Coastal and Marine Management Strategy to manage current and future threats and adequately safeguard the Territory’s coasts and waterways into the future. The Plan will be –

  • evidence-based and culturally sensitive, using sound science and a strongly consultative approach to management and conservation involving all Territorians,
  • include a range of Territory specific coastal and marine protection measures, which will act as an insurance policy for the Territory’s unique lifestyle and its natural and cultural values, and will commence its implementation from 2018.

We also acknowledge coastal and marine conservation policies committed to in addition to the Plan:

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