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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 93–94 OF GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK REGULATIONS 2019 (CTH) AND SECTION 15 OF THE MARINE PARKS REGULATION 2017 (QLD)


PROPOSAL TO CONDUCT COMMERCIAL JET SKI OPERATION WITHIN MARINE NATIONAL PARK (GREEN) ZONES, MAGNETIC ISLAND.


Notice is hereby given that ADRENALIN JET SKI TOURS PTY LTD has applied to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Department of Environment and Science (the Managing Agencies) for permission to conduct a commercial tourism program, being guided jet ski tours, in the Marine National Park (Green) Zones of Magnetic Island in the Townsville/Whitsunday Management Areas of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Adrenalin Jet Ski Tours Pty Ltd proposes to conduct daily interpretive guided jet ski tours including sight-seeing and swimming within Florence Bay, Gowrie Bay, Radical Bay and Five Beach Bay (excluding Lovers Bay and Wilsons Bay) of Magnetic Island with a maximum of 10 participants using 6 personal water craft.


An information package including further details of the proposal is available from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority website at www.gbrmpa.gov.au/about-us/consultation from Monday 27 June 2022

or from the Applicant:


Mr Peter Smith

Adrenalin Jet Ski Tours Pty Ltd

magneticjet@bigpond.com


Interested persons, especially those who believe that the proposal will restrict their reasonable use of this part of the Marine Parks, are invited to lodge written comments on the proposal with the Managing Agencies by Monday 8 August 2022.


Comments must be forwarded by Monday 8 August 2022 to:


Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Environmental Assessment and Protection Unit

PO Box 1379

Townsville QLD 4810

or email: consultation-eap@gbrmpa.gov.au

Please ensure the submission identifies reference number G45685.1

Comments will not be regarded as confidential unless confidentiality is specifically requested. This notice does not imply approval for the project. Due consideration will be given to public comments in making a decision on the proposed use. The applicant may be provided with a copy of, or summary of, the comments received

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