Protecting our environment: have your say on the Darwin Harbour Strategy 2019-2024
Lawler, Eva Dina
Australian Labor Party
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Ports; Environmental management; Oceans; Consultation
Northern Territory Government
Issued as a Media Release
Northern Territory Government
Section D: Where to from here Implementing the Strategy Activating the Darwin Harbour Strategy will rely upon government, industry and individuals across the region taking responsibility for their shared role in protecting Darwin Harbour and committing to taking steps to advance the Strategys management goals. The Strategy represents the first component in a two-phased approach (Figure 3). The Phase 1 outcome was the revision and development of the Darwin Harbour Strategy including its vision, goals, key objectives and outcomes through stakeholder consultation. The outcome of this first phase is the document. The second phase is the development of an implementation plan which will recommend priority actions to support the Strategy. Measurable actions will be conferred with responsible agencies and/or relevant organisations with timeframes to evaluate the progress and success of the Strategy. The Northern Territory Government will, as a major decision maker in the Darwin Harbour region, use this document to provide clear direction for those within government, and outside government, on the principles and management goals to be considered and addressed in any future planning, development and management actions relating to the Darwin Harbour region. It should be noted that the implementation of principles such as Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) require a whole-of-government approach. The Strategy seeks to encourage inter-agency collaboration, partnerships and stewardship by all management bodies in the recognition that advancing social, economic and environmental values is the charge of everyone. The progress of the Strategy will be reviewed annually. As with guiding principles, the goals and objectives are to be considered as part of decisions made, actions that are taken, or uses that could impact Darwin Harbour and its catchment. This framework will establish key areas of evaluation for the Strategys implementation. Success of the Strategy will be measured through the increasing number of actions successfully implemented as outlined in the supporting implementation plan, and outcomes achieved against goals and objectives of the Strategy. 162019 DARWIN HARBOUR STRATEGY
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