South Australian Government, Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
This Status Report assesses the first five years of progress since implementing the 19 marine park management plans in 2012. The report covers the period between 2012 and 2017. The Report will also inform the ongoing adaptive management of marine parks and will contribute to the 10-year review. It includes background information on the marine parks monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) program, a summary of marine parks budget expenditure, a summary of program activities, and a summary of trends and early outcomes from ongoing ecological and socio-economic monitoring.