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This instrument proclaims the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - Amalgamated Great Barrier Reef Section.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
General Comments: This instrument revokes the proclamations previously declaring 33 sections of the Marine Park (see section 5). Those sections have been amalgamated into the one Amalgamated Great Barrier Reef Section which covers the same area as the previous 33 sections.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 32
Registered 20 Oct 2006
Gazetted 21 Apr 2004

Great Barrier Reef (Declaration of Amalgamated Marine Park Area) Proclamation 2004

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make this Proclamation under section 31 of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of
Australia
on
8 April 2004

P.M. JEFFERY
Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

DAVID KEMP


Contents

                        1     Name of Proclamation                                                                          2

                        2     Commencement                                                                                  2

                        3     Definitions                                                                                           2

                        4     Declaration of part of Marine Park                                                         3

                        5     Revocation                                                                                          3

Schedule 1             Great Barrier Reef Marine Park — Amalgamated Great Barrier Reef Section      6

 


  

  

1              Name of Proclamation

                This Proclamation is the Great Barrier Reef (Declaration of Amalgamated Marine Park Area) Proclamation 2004.

2              Commencement

                This Proclamation commences on 1 July 2004.

3              Definitions

         (1)   In this Proclamation:

Act means the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975.

         (2)   In Schedule 1:

                (a)    a reference to the coastal 1 kilometre line is a reference to a notional line every point on which is:

                         (a)    1 kilometre seaward from the nearest point of the land at low water to which the line relates; or

                         (b)    if a fringing reef is adjacent to the land — 1 kilometre seaward from the nearest point of the reef edge to which the line relates; and

               (b)    a reference to the 5 kilometre line is a reference to a notional line every point on which is 5 kilometres seaward from the nearest point of the land at low water to which the line relates.

         (3)   Geographic coordinates in Schedule 1 are expressed in terms of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994.

Note   The Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 (also known as GDA94) was published in Gazette No. GN35 of 6 September 1995.

4              Declaration of part of Marine Park

         (1)   The area described in Schedule 1 is declared to be part of the Marine Park.

         (2)   The name ‘Great Barrier Reef Marine Park — Amalgamated Great Barrier Reef Section’ is assigned to the area.

         (3)   For paragraph 31 (2) (c) of the Act, the area includes the subsoil beneath the seabed within the area to a depth of 1 000 metres below the seabed.

         (4)   For paragraph 31 (2) (d) of the Act, the area includes the subsoil beneath the surface of any land within the area to a depth of 1 000 metres below the surface of that land.

         (5)   For paragraph 31 (2) (e) of the Act, the area includes the airspace above the area to a height of 915 metres above the surface of the area.

5              Revocation

                The Proclamations specified in the following table are revoked:

Name of Proclamation (if any)

Date of proclamation

Date of gazettal

Gazette No.

25 August 1983

31 August 1983

S 195

11 October 1984

15 October 1984

S 409

13 September 1987

24 September 1987

S 247

29 August 1989

13 September 1989

GN 35

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Gumoo Woojabuddee Section) Proclamation

8 December 1997

14 January 1998

GN 2

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Burdekin Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Bustard Bay Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Claremont Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Fair Cape Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Heathlands Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Indian Bay Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Margaret Bay Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Mission Beach Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Night Island Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Ninian Bay Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Repulse Bay Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Shadwell Section) Proclamation 2000

24 July 2000

2 August 2000

GN 30

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Bathurst Head Section) Proclamation 2000

1 December 2000

13 December 2000

GN 49

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Weymouth Section) Proclamation 2000

1 December 2000

13 December 2000

GN 49

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Broad Sound Section) Proclamation 2000

13 December 2000

22 December 2000

S 671

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Clump Point Section) Proclamation 2000

13 December 2000

22 December 2000

S 671

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Cooktown Section) Proclamation 2000

13 December 2000

22 December 2000

S 671

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Curtis Island Section) Proclamation 2000

13 December 2000

22 December 2000

S 671

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Declared Areas) Proclamation 2001

30 May 2001

4 July 2001

GN 26

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Declared Areas) Amendment Proclamation 2001 (No. 1)

28 June 2001

4 July 2001

GN 26


Schedule 1        Great Barrier Reef Marine Park — Amalgamated Great Barrier Reef Section

(section 4)

  

The part of the Great Barrier Reef Region bounded by a notional line beginning at the northernmost point of Cape York at low water and running progressively as described in the following table:

Item

Description

1

Easterly along the geodesic to 10º 40.91' S, 145º 00.06' E;

2

South along the meridian to its intersection by the parallel 12º 59.91' S;

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to 14º 59.91' S, 146º 00.06' E;

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to 17º 29.91' S, 147º 00.06' E;

5

South-easterly along the geodesic to 20º 59.91' S, 152º 55.06' E;

6

South-easterly along the geodesic to 24º 29.91' S, 154º 00.06' E;

7

West along the parallel 24º 29.91' S to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

8

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to the mouth of Middle Creek;

9

Directly across the mouth of Middle Creek to the coastline of Middle Island at low water;

10

Generally north-westerly along the coastline of Middle Island at low water to its westernmost intersection by the parallel 24º 01.29' S;

11

Westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline of the mainland at low water by the parallel 24º 01.36' S in the vicinity of Pancake Point;

12

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the parallel 24º 00.52' S in the vicinity of Spit End;

13

South-westerly along the geodesic to the easternmost intersection of the coastline of Hummock Hill Island at low water and the parallel 24º 02.04' S in the vicinity of Norton Point;

14

Generally north-westerly along the coastline of Hummock Hill Island at low water to its northernmost point (Tiber Point);

15

North-easterly along the geodesic to 23º 53.26' S, 151º 33.06' E;

16

North along the meridian to its intersection by the parallel 23º 52.41' S;

17

North-westerly along the geodesic to 23º 50.91' S, 151º 27.56' E;

18

South-westerly along the geodesic to the easternmost intersection of the coastline of Facing Island at low water and the parallel 23º 52.53' S in the vicinity of Settlement Point;

19

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to its westernmost intersection by the parallel 23º 45.35' S;

20

Westerly along the geodesic to the easternmost intersection of the coastline of Curtis Island at low water by the parallel 23º 45.32' S;

21

Generally north-westerly along the coastline at low water to its northernmost intersection by the meridian 151º 03.27' E in the vicinity of Cape Keppel;

22

North-westerly along the geodesic which passes through the southernmost point of Arch Rock to its intersection by the parallel 23º 22.51' S;

23

South-westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline of the mainland at low water and the parallel 23º 28.91' S in the vicinity of Cattle Point;

24

Generally northerly along the coastline of the mainland at low water to its easternmost intersection by the parallel 23º 09.81' S in the vicinity of Double Head;

25

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 150º 48.06' E;

26

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel 23º 09.31' S;

27

West along that parallel to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

28

Generally north-westerly along the coastline of the mainland at low water to its intersection by the parallel 21º 17.91' S;

29

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 149º 20.06' S;

30

Northerly along the geodesic to 21º 14.91' S, 149º 19.56' E;

31

North-westerly along the geodesic to 21º 11.11' S, 149º 16.36' E;

32

South-westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline of the mainland at low water by the parallel 21º 12.71' S in the vicinity of the northern bank of the mouth of Bakers Creek;

33

Generally northerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the parallel 21º 08.91' S in the vicinity of the southern bank of the mouth of the Pioneer River;

34

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 149º 16.16' E;

35

Northerly along the geodesic to 21º 03.81' S, 149º 16.86' E;

36

West along the parallel to its easternmost intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water in the vicinity of Slade Point;

37

Generally north-westerly, along the coastline of the mainland at low water to its northernmost intersection by the meridian 148º 44.03' E in the vicinity of Mandalay Point;

38

South-westerly along the geodesic to 20º 15.71' S, 148º 41.56' E;

39

South along the meridian to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

40

Generally westerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the parallel 20º 04.41' S on the western side of Edgecumbe Bay;

41

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 148º 19.66' E;

42

North-westerly along the geodesic to 20º 02.51' S, 148º 18.46' E;

43

North along the meridian to its intersection by the parallel 20º 0.71' S;

44

West along that parallel to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

45

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the meridian 148º 06.46' E;

46

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel 19º 50.71' S;

47

West along that parallel to its intersection by meridian 148º 02.16' E;

48

South along that meridian to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

49

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the meridian 146º 51.46' E;

50

North-easterly along the geodesic to 19º 07.60' S, 147º 00.06' E;

51

West along the parallel to its intersection by the coastal 1 kilometre line around Magnetic Island;

52

Generally south-westerly along that coastal 1 kilometre line to its southernmost intersection by the meridian 146º 50.19' E;

53

South-westerly along the geodesic to 19º 13.55' S, 146º 47.46' E;

54

South along the meridian to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

55

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the parallel 18º 34.71' S;

56

East along that parallel to its intersection by the 5 kilometre line;

57

Generally northerly along that 5 kilometre line to its intersection by the parallel 18º 29.91' S;

58

South-westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the coastline of the mainland at low water by the meridian 146º 19.05' E in the vicinity of the Herbert River;

59

Generally northerly along that coastline at low water to its easternmost intersection by the parallel 17º 39.01' S in the vicinity of Double Point;

60

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 146º 11.56' E;

61

North-westerly along the geodesic to 17º 34.91' S, 146º 10.26' E;

62

West along the parallel to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

63

Generally northerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the meridian 145º 50.96' E in the vicinity of False Cape;

64

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel 16º 49.11' S;

65

North-westerly along the geodesic to the northernmost point of Taylor Point at low water;

66

Generally northerly along that coastline at low water to its intersection by the parallel 14º 59.91' S;

67

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian 145º 22.96' E;

68

Northerly along the geodesic to 14º 55.11' S, 145º 22.16' E;

69

West along the parallel to its intersection by the meridian 145º 18.00' E;

70

South along that meridian to its intersection by the coastline of the mainland at low water;

71

Generally north-westerly along that coastline at low water to the point where the line began.