At a glanceThe contribution of the marine environment to the economy is projected to continue to grow 3 times faster than Australia’s gross domestic product in the next decade. It is in Australia’s interest that our ocean ecosystems continue to bring economic, cultural and social benefits...
The seabed of Australia's marine jurisdiction is diverse and complex, reflecting the large area it covers and its span from the tropics to the Antarctic, with many coastal and...
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