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Restitution of Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary in Bill for Marine Parks and Sanctuaries


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Outcome stated on group website - http://www.ppcc.org.au/campaignd.htm#n36

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Support for Including Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary in National Parks Bill: Members of Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc, Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc, and other supporters of the proposed Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary, led by Mr Bob Whiteway, which was recommended as Proposal B9 in Part 3 of the Final Report of the Environment Conservation Council of Victoria, were among some 150 people that gathered in support of the Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary Proposal, which was addressed by the Mayor of Bayside, Cr Simon Russell; the President of Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc, Geoffrey Goode; and others on World Environment Day, 5th June 2001, at Ricketts Point, shown in the photograph below. The above groups sought inclusion of the Sanctuary proposal in the National Parks (Marine National Parks and Marine Sanctuaries) Bill 2002. That Bill, and its Schedule 8, Part 10, included the Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary in the resulting Act whose operation commenced in November 2002. It is hoped that the Victorian Government will submit a new version to Parliament later this year.

Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc. has supported the views of BCS Inc. in its letters to the Minister for Environment and Conservation, and to the Shadow Minister. (sourced from website – https://www.bcs.asn.au/archive/support-for-including-ricketts-point-marine-sanctuary-in-national-parks-bill/ – 11/11/2021)

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Conservation & Protection

Port Phillip Conservation Council


Port Philip, Victoria


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