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This Proclamation declares 40 areas of sea as Commonwealth reserves, specifies the purposes of the proposed Commonwealth reserves, specifies that the seabed to a depth of each proposed reserve, assigns each proposed reserve an IUCN category, where applicable divides the proposed reserves into zones and assign IUCN categories to those zones and revokes the proclamation of seven Commonwealth reserves as the area of each reserve is to be included in the area of a proposed reserve and revokes the proclamation of the Coral Sea Conservation Zone as the area is to be included in the proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve.
Administered by: Environment
Made 08 Nov 2012
Registered 16 Nov 2012
Tabled HR 26 Nov 2012
Tabled Senate 20 Nov 2012
Date of repeal 14 Dec 2013
Repealed by Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Commonwealth Marine Reserves) Proclamation 2013
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Commonwealth Marine Reserves) Proclamation 20121

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Proclamation under subsections 344 (1), 350 (1) and 390J (1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of Australia
on 8 November 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

TONY BURKE


Contents

                        1      Name of Proclamation                                                                        4

                        2      Commencement                                                                                  4

                        3      Definitions                                                                                          4

                        4      Declaration of Commonwealth reserves                                               5

                        5      Names of Commonwealth reserves                                                      5

                        6      Purposes for Commonwealth reserves                                                 5

                        7      Depth of land included in Commonwealth reserves                               5

                        8      Depth of seabed included in Commonwealth reserves                          6

                        9      IUCN categories of Commonwealth reserves                                        6

                       10      Zones of Commonwealth reserves                                                       6

                       11      Geographic coordinates                                                                      6

                       12      Revocations                                                                                       7

Schedule 1                  South-west network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves                   8

Part 1                             Southern Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve                    8

Part 2                             Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve                     9

Part 3                             Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                     11

Part 4                             Murat Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                                17

Part 5                             Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve                        18

Part 6                             Twilight Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                             22

Part 7                             Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve                             23

Part 8                             South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve                             26

Part 9                             Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                              34

Part 10                           Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                        37

Part 11                           Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                    40

Part 12                           Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                        44

Part 13                           Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                                46

Part 14                           Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                           48

Schedule 2                  North-west network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves                  54

Part 1                             Shark Bay Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                         54

Part 2                             Carnarvon Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve                             55

Part 3                             Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                         56

Part 4                             Montebello Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                        60

Part 5                             Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                            61

Part 6                             Eighty Mile Beach Commonwealth Marine Reserve                              63

Part 7                             Roebuck Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                           64

Part 8                             Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve                          65

Part 9                             Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                          70

Schedule 3                  North network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves                          74

Part 1                             Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve                      74

Part 2                             Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                 76

Part 3                             Arafura Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                              78

Part 4                             Arnhem Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                             79

Part 5                             Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                              80

Part 6                             Limmen Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                             82

Part 7                             Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve                            83

Part 8                             West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                86

Schedule 4                  Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                       89

Schedule 5                  Temperate East network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves         100

Part 1                             Gifford Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                            100

Part 2                             Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                            101

Part 3                             Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                       104

Part 4                             Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                108

Part 5                             Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                111

Part 6                             Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                   114

Part 7                             Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                             115

Part 8                             Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve                                              117

 

 


1              Name of Proclamation

                This Proclamation is the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Commonwealth Marine Reserves) Proclamation 2012.

2              Commencement

                This Proclamation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this Proclamation:

Act means the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Fisheries Jurisdiction Line means the line described in annex 8 of the Torres Strait Treaty.

Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement means the Agreement on Maritime Delimitation between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic, done at Melbourne on 4 January 1982.

Maritime boundary (New Zealand) Treaty means the Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand Establishing Certain Exclusive Economic Zone Boundaries and Continental Shelf Boundaries, done at Adelaide on 25 July 2004.

Maritime boundary (Solomon Islands) Agreement means the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Solomon Islands establishing Certain Sea and Seabed Boundaries, done at Honiara on 13 September 1988.

Norfolk Island has the same meaning as Territory in subsection 4 (1) of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.

Protected Zone means the zone established under article 10 of the Torres Strait Treaty.

Note   The Protected Zone is bounded by the line described in annex 9 of the Torres Strait Treaty.

regulations means the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000.

scheduled area has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

State waters has the same meaning as coastal waters of the State in subsection 3 (1) of the Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980.

territorial sea baseline means the baseline from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured under section 7 of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.

Territory waters has the same meaning as coastal waters of the Territory in subsection 3 (1) of the Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Act 1980.

Torres Strait Treaty means the Treaty between Australia and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea concerning Sovereignty and Maritime Boundaries in the area between the two Countries, including the area known as Torres Strait, and Related Matters, done at Sydney on 18 December 1978.

Note 1   A number of terms used in this Proclamation are defined in the Act, including:

·      Commonwealth reserve

·      continental shelf

·      exclusive economic zone

·      Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

·      IUCN category

·      territorial sea.

Note 2   A copy of an Agreement or Treaty mentioned in this section is available at www.dfat.gov.au/treaties.

4              Declaration of Commonwealth reserves

                The areas described in Schedules 1 to 5 are declared to be Commonwealth reserves.

5              Names of Commonwealth reserves

                For paragraph 346 (1) (a) of the Act, the name of each Commonwealth reserve is the name given for the reserve in Schedules 1 to 5.

6              Purposes for Commonwealth reserves

                For paragraph 346 (1) (b) of the Act, each Commonwealth reserve mentioned in Schedules 1 to 5 has the following purposes:

                (a)    to protect and maintain biological diversity in the reserve;

               (b)    to contribute to the objectives of the national representative system of marine protected areas.

Note   The national representative system of marine protected areas (NRSMPA) is an Australian Government marine conservation program that ensures the conservation and sustainable use of Australia’s marine and estuarine environments. Further information about the NRSMPA is available at www.environment.gov.au.

7              Depth of land included in Commonwealth reserves

                For paragraph 346 (1) (c) of the Act, if a Commonwealth reserve mentioned in Schedules 1 to 5 includes land, the land is included to a depth of 1 000 metres.

8              Depth of seabed included in Commonwealth reserves

                For paragraph 346 (1) (d) of the Act, each Commonwealth reserve mentioned in Schedules 1 to 5 includes the seabed to a depth of 1 000 metres.

9              IUCN categories of Commonwealth reserves

                For paragraph 346 (1) (e) of the Act, the IUCN category of each Commonwealth reserve is the IUCN category given for the reserve in Schedules 1 to 5.

10            Zones of Commonwealth reserves

                For subsection 346 (2) of the Act, if a Commonwealth reserve mentioned in Schedules 1 to 5 is divided into zones:

                (a)    the zones are identified in the Schedule; and

               (b)    each zone is assigned an IUCN category.

11            Geographic coordinates

         (1)   Geographic coordinates in this Proclamation 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. GN 35 of 6 September 1995.

         (2)   However, the geographic coordinates in the following items in tables of this Proclamation are expressed in terms of the Australian Geodetic Datum 1966:

                (a)    item 1 of clause 8.3 of Schedule 3;

               (b)    item 1 of clause 8.5 of Schedule 3;

                (c)    items 1 and 2 of clause 1.3 of Schedule 4;

               (d)    items 1 and 2 of clause 1.5 of Schedule 4;

                (e)    item 38 of clause 1.6 of Schedule 4;

                (f)    item 1 of clause 1.13 of Schedule 4;

               (g)    item 2 of clause 1.13 of Schedule 4 (latitude coordinate only);

               (h)    item 5 of clause 1.14 of Schedule 4;

                (i)    item 2 of clause 1.17 of Schedule 4 (latitude coordinate only).

Note   The Australian Geodetic Datum 1966 (also known as AGD66) was published in Gazette No. 84 of 6 October 1966.

12            Revocations

                The following instruments are revoked:

                  ·    Proclamation—Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve (Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) No. F2007L01333)

                  ·    Proclamation—Coral Sea Conservation Zone (FRLI No. F2009L01796)

                  ·    Proclamation—Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve (FRLI No. F2007B00730)

                  ·    Amendment Proclamation—Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve (FRLI No. F2007B01005)

                  ·    Proclamation—Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve (FRLI No. F2007B00726)

                  ·    Proclamation—Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters) (FRLI No. F2007B00723)

                  ·    Amendment Proclamation—Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters) (FRLI No. F2007B00718)

                  ·    Proclamation—Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve (FRLI No. F2007B00731)

                  ·    Amendment Proclamation—Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve (FRLI No. F2007B01021)

                  ·    Proclamation—Lord Howe Island Marine Park (FRLI No. F2007B00686)

                  ·    Proclamation—Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) (FRLI No. F2007B00687)

                  ·    Amendment Proclamation—Solitary Islands Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) (FRLI No. F2007B00699).

Note   Each Reserve, Zone or Marine Park mentioned in section 12 is part of a Commonwealth Reserve declared by this Proclamation.


Schedule 1        South-west network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves

(sections 4 to 10)

Part 1          Southern Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve

1.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Southern Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

1.2           IUCN category

                The Southern Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

1.3           Area of reserve

                The Southern Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 36° 13′ 00″ S, longitude 137° 15′ 00.86″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 137° 15′ 00.86″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

3

Generally south-easterly and north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 43′ 30.36″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 13′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

Part 2          Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve

2.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

2.2           IUCN category

                The Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

2.3           Area of reserve

                The Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean, excluding any State waters of South Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S, longitude 136° 06′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

3

Generally south-easterly and easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 54′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 13′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 06′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

2.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Western Kangaroo Island Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 2.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the special purpose zone described in clause 2.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The special purpose zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

2.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S, longitude 136° 14′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

3

South-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 23′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 49′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 14′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

2.6           Zone 2 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of South Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S, longitude 136° 06′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 39′ 50.15″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 14′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 49′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 23′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

6

Generally south-easterly and easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 54′ 00″ E

7

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 13′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 06′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 3          Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve

3.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

3.2           IUCN category

                The Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

3.3           Area of reserve

                The Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean, excluding any State waters of South Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 23′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 23′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 07′ 20.89″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

4

Generally south-easterly, westerly, southerly, easterly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 15′ 42.09″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

7

East along that parallel to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Ward Islands

8

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel of latitude to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Flinders Island

10

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

11

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 42′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 23′ 00″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

14

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S

15

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E

16

South along the meridian of longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 36′ 00″ S

17

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 135° 03′ 00″ E

18

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 55′ 30″ S, longitude 135° 30′ 00″ E

19

South along the meridian of longitude 135° 30′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 18′ 00″ S

20

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E

21

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 37° 00′ 00″ S

22

South-easterly along the geodesic to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 134° 54′ 00″ E by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

23

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 36′ 00″ E

24

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 37° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 134° 00′ 00″ E

25

North along the meridian of longitude 134° 00′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 08′ 00″ S

26

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 02′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E

27

North along the meridian of longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S

28

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 00′ 00″ E

29

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Western Eyre Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 3.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 3.6, 3.7 and 3.9 of this Part;

                (c)    the multiple use zone described in clause 3.8 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone described in clause 3.5 of this Part is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones described in clauses 3.6, 3.7 and 3.9 of this Part are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (4)   The multiple use zone described in clause 3.8 of this Part is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

3.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zone described in clause 3.6, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 23′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 23′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 07′ 20.89″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

4

Generally south-easterly, westerly, southerly, easterly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 15′ 42.09″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

7

East along that parallel to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Ward Islands

8

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel of latitude to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Flinders Island

10

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 48′ 00″ S

11

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 42′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 23′ 00″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 32′ 00″ E

14

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 06′ 00″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 24′ 00″ E

16

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 59′ 36″ S

17

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Pearson Isles

18

Generally south-westerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

19

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S

20

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E

21

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S

22

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 00′ 00″ E

23

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 39′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 54′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 27′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 39′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.7           Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 59′ 36″ S, longitude 134° 24′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 134° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 06′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 32′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 23′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia, adjacent to Pearson Isles

7

Generally south-easterly and north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 59′ 36″ S

8

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

3.8           Zone 4 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 12′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E

5

South along the meridian of longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 36′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 135° 03′ 00″ E

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 55′ 30″ S, longitude 135° 30′ 00″ E

8

South along the meridian of longitude 135° 30′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 18′ 00″ S

9

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E

10

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 37° 00′ 00″ S

11

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 00′ 00″ E

12

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 08′ 00″ S

13

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 02′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E

14

North along the meridian of longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E to the point of commencement

3.9           Zone 5 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 37° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 134° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 37° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 30′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 134° 54′ 00″ E by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 36′ 00″ E

5

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

Part 4          Murat Commonwealth Marine Reserve

4.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Murat Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

4.2           IUCN category

                The Murat Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

4.3           Area of reserve

                The Murat Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 22′ 00″ S, longitude 132° 30′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 22′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 132° 48′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 40′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 132° 30′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 5          Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve

5.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

5.2           IUCN category

                The Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

5.3           Area of reserve

                The Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 132° 08′ 00″ E

2

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 131° 14′ 06″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 51′ 58″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 131° 30′ 00″ E

7

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

8

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 28′ 02″ E

9

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S

10

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 22′ 00″ E

11

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S

12

West along that parallel to its intersection by the boundary between the scheduled areas of Western Australia and South Australia

13

North along that boundary to the westernmost point on the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

14

Generally easterly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 132° 08′ 00″ E

15

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Great Australian Bight Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zones described in clauses 5.5, 5.7 and 5.8 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zone described in clause 5.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the multiple use zone described in clause 5.9 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The special purpose zones are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (4)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

5.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 132° 08′ 00″ E

2

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 131° 14′ 06″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

4

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 132° 08′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S, longitude 130° 22′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 130° 22′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

3

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 131° 14′ 06″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

5.7           Zone 3 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 130° 22′ 00″ E

2

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the boundary between the scheduled areas of Western Australia and South Australia

3

North along that boundary to the westernmost point on the outer limit of the State waters of South Australia

4

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 22′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.8           Zone 4 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S, longitude 130° 28′ 02″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 28′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 51′ 58″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 24′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 28′ 02″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.9           Zone 5 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 130° 28′ 02″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 24′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 51′ 58″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 131° 30′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

6

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 28′ 02″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 6          Twilight Commonwealth Marine Reserve

6.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Twilight Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

6.2           IUCN category

                The Twilight Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

6.3           Area of reserve

                The Twilight Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 06′ 00″ S, longitude 125° 48′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 125° 48′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally north-easterly and easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 126° 26′ 24″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 58′ 00″ S

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

Part 7          Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve

7.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

7.2           IUCN category

                The Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

7.3           Area of reserve

                The Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 124° 18′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 124° 18′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 12′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 00′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 40′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

7

Westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its southernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Dome Island

9

Generally easterly, northerly, and westerly along that outer limit to its northernmost intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

10

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

11

Generally north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 36′ 00″ S

12

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

7.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Eastern Recherche Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 7.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 7.6 and 7.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

7.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 39′ 00″ S, longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E to its southernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Dome Island

3

Generally easterly, northerly, and westerly along that outer limit to its northernmost intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Ford Island

7

Generally south-westerly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E, adjacent to Rodondo Island

8

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 39′ 00″ S

9

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

7.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 124° 18′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 124° 18′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 12′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Rodondo Island

5

Generally easterly, northerly, and westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E, adjacent to Ford Island

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 36′ 00″ S

8

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

7.7           Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 39′ 00″ S, longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 34° 39′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 00′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 40′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

6

Westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 20′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 8          South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve

8.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

8.2           IUCN category

                The South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note    Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

8.3           Area of reserve

                The South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian and Southern Oceans, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 36° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 06′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 42′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 24′ 00″ E

8

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 40′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 00′ 00″ E

10

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

11

Generally westerly, north-westerly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S

12

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

13

Generally southerly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 42′ 00″ E

14

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

16

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S

17

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 06′ 00″ E

18

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

19

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

8.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The South-west Corner Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 8.5, 8.8, 8.9, 8.11, 8.13 and 8.17 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zones described in clauses 8.6 and 8.15 of this Part;

                (c)    the special purpose zones (oil and gas exclusion) described in clauses 8.7 and 8.10 of this Part;

               (d)    the special purpose zones described in clauses 8.14 and 8.16 of this Part;

                (e)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 8.12 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The multiple use zones, special purpose zones (oil and gas exclusion) and special purpose zones are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (4)   The habitat protection zone is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

8.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 111° 42′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 111° 42′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 111° 42′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 54′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 06′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 111° 42′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.7           Zone 3 of reserve—special purpose zone (oil and gas exclusion)

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 42′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 03′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

9

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S

10

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 54′ 00″ E

11

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.8           Zone 4 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 42′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.9           Zone 5 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 34° 03′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.10        Zone 6 of reserve—special purpose zone (oil and gas exclusion)

                Zone 6 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 34° 09′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally southerly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 33′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.11        Zone 7 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 7 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 33′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 115° 33′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 42′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.12        Zone 8 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 8 of the reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 06′ 00″ E

2

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 36° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E

3

South-westerly along the geodesic to the intersection of the meridian of longitude 115° 48′ 00″ E by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.13        Zone 9 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 9 of the reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 36° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 24′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 02′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 06′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 36° 42′ 00″ S

7

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 22′ 00″ S

9

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 04′ 00″ S, longitude 121° 46′ 00″ E

10

North along the meridian of longitude 121° 46′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 40′ 00″ S

11

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 00′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

13

Generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 48′ 00″ E

14

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

8.14        Zone 10 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 10 of the reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 36′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 02′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 24′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.15        Zone 11 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 11 of the reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 33′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 34° 33′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 24′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 40′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 46′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 04′ 00″ S

6

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 22′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E

7

North along the meridian of longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E to the point of commencement

8.16        Zone 12 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 12 of the reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 33′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 120° 38′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 52′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its northernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Investigator Island

5

Generally westerly, southerly and easterly along that outer limit to its southernmost intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 52′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S

7

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 10′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

9

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 24′ 00″ E

10

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 33′ 00″ S

11

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.17        Zone 13 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 13 of the reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 52′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 10′ 00″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 52′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its northernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to Investigator Island

6

Generally easterly, southerly and westerly along that outer limit to its southernmost intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 52′ 00″ E

7

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 9          Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve

9.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

9.2           IUCN category

                The Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note    Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

9.3           Area of reserve

                The Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Southern Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 36′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 40′ 48″ E on, or closest to, the parallel of latitude 34° 22′ 20″ S

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 49′ 30″ E

8

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

9.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 9.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the special purpose zone described in clauses 9.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the multiple use zone described in clause 9.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The special purpose zone and multiple use zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

9.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 119° 49′ 30″ E

2

West along the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 40′ 48″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 49′ 30″ E

5

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

9.6           Zone 2 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

 

1

The point of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 00′ 00″ E

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 34° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 119° 36′ 00″ E

5

North along the meridian of longitude 119° 36′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

6

Generally easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 40′ 48″ E on, or closest to, the parallel of latitude 34° 22′ 20″ S

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 18′ 00″ S

8

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 49′ 30″ E

9

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 34° 24′ 00″ S

10

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

9.7           Zone 3 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E

2

West along the parallel of latitude 34° 36′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 00′ 00″ E

3

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 34° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 119° 36′ 00″ E

4

South along the meridian of longitude 119° 36′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 12′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 06′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 10        Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve

10.1        Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

10.2        IUCN category

                The Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

10.3        Area of reserve

                The Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 21′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 21′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly, westerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

10.4        Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 10.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 10.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 10.7 and 10.8 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone and multiple use zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

10.5        Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 21′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 21′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

10.6        Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 12′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 34′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 14′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 22′ 57″ E

8

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 25′ 00″ E

9

West along the parallel of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S to the point of commencement

10.7        Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 25′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 29′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 22′ 57″ E

4

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point commencement

10.8        Zone 4 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 33° 34′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 33° 34′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 14′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 12′ 00″ E

5

North along the meridian to the point of commencement

Part 11        Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve

11.1        Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

11.2        IUCN category

                The Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

11.3        Area of reserve

                The Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 45′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 31° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 54′ 00″ E

4

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 54′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 15′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 06′ 00″ E

7

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 32° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 51′ 00″ E

8

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 24′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 00′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

11.4        Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Perth Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the habitat protection zones described in clauses 11.5 and 11.7 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 11.6 and 11.9 of this Part;

                (c)    the multiple use zone described in clause 11.8 of this Part.

         (2)   The habitat protection zones are each assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (4)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

11.5        Zone 1 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 30′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 00′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

11.6        Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 30′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 45′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 30′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

11.7        Zone 3 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 45′ 00″ E

2

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 31° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 54′ 00″ E

3

South along the meridian of longitude 114° 54′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 45′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

11.8        Zone 4 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve, excluding the zone described in clause 11.9 of this Part, consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 54′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 15′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 06′ 00″ E

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 32° 24′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 51′ 00″ E

6

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 24′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 00′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 06′ 00″ S

8

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 54′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

11.9        Zone 5 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 55′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 55′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 08′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 59′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 03′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 12        Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve

12.1        Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

12.2        IUCN category

                The Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

12.3        Area of reserve

                The Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 09′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 43′ 22.8″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 15′ 00″ E

5

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

12.4        Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Two Rocks Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zone described in clause 12.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zone described in clause 12.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

12.5        Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 09′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 36′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 43′ 22.8″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 15′ 00″ E

7

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

12.6        Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 36′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 43′ 22.8″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 36′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 13        Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve

13.1        Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

13.2        IUCN category

                The Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

13.3        Area of reserve

                The Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 30° 10′ 26.796″ S, longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 30° 10′ 26.796″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly and southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 43′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 43′ 00″ E

5

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 40′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 42′ 05″ E

6

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 20′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

7

North along the meridian of longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E to the point of commencement

13.4        Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Jurien Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 13.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zone described in clause 13.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

13.5        Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 30° 10′ 26.796″ S, longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 30° 10′ 26.796″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly and southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 43′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 46′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 40′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 42′ 05″ E

7

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 20′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E

8

North along the meridian of longitude 114° 36′ 00″ E to the point of commencement

13.6        Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 30° 40′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 46′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 114° 46′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 43′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 43′ 00″ E

4

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 40′ 00″ S, longitude 114° 42′ 05″ E

5

East along the parallel of latitude 30° 40′ 00″ S to the point of commencement

Part 14        Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve

14.1        Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

14.2        IUCN category

                The Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

14.3        Area of reserve

                The Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S, longitude 111° 06′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 25′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 26° 42′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

7

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 25′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 00″ E

9

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to the Abrolhos Islands

10

Generally south-westerly, south-easterly and north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 54′ 00″ S on, or closest to, the meridian of longitude 114° 04′ 09″ E

11

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 54′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 18′ 00″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 48′ 00″ E

14

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 18′ 00″ E

15

West along the parallel of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

16

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 18′ 00″ S

17

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 110° 24′ 00″ E

18

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 26° 12′ 00″ S

19

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

14.4        Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Abrolhos Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 14.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zones described in clauses 14.6, 14.8 and 14.12 of this Part;

                (c)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 14.7, 14.10 and 14.13 of this Part;

               (d)    the special purpose zones described in clauses 14.9 and 14.11 of this Part.

         (2)   The habitat protection zone is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

         (3)   The multiple use zones and special purpose zones are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (4)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

14.5        Zone 1 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 24° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 110° 24′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 110° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude of 26° 12′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 18′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

14.6        Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 26° 12′ 00″ S and longitude 110° 24′ 00″ E

2

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of longitude 111° 06′ 00″ E, latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S

3

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 49′ 30″ E

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point latitude 28° 40′ 30″ S, longitude 112° 21′ 00″ E

5

South along the meridian of longitude 112° 21′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

7

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 26° 12′ 00″ S

8

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

14.7        Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S, longitude 112° 49′ 30″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 57′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 19′ 30″ S

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 112° 34′ 30″ E

5

West along the parallel of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 21′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 40′ 30″ S

7

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

14.8        Zone 4 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S and longitude 113° 18′ 00″ E

2

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 29° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 48′ 00″ E

3

East along the parallel of latitude 29° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 54′ 00″ E

4

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

5

West along the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 57′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 19′ 30″ S

7

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 112° 34′ 30″ E

8

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 48′ 00″ S to the point of commencement

14.9        Zone 5 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia, adjacent to the Abrolhos Islands

4

Generally south-westerly, south-easterly and north-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 54′ 00″ S on, or closest to, the meridian of longitude 114° 04′ 09″ E

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 24′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 18′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 54′ 00″ E

8

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

14.10      Zone 6 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 6 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 02′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 02′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 06′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

14.11      Zone 7 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 7 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 25′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 27° 25′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 28° 02′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 14′ 42″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

14.12      Zone 8 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 8 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 26° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 26° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 25′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 10′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 17′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 05′ 30″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

14.13      Zone 9 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 9 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 10′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 27° 10′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 17′ 00″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 05′ 30″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 02′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

Schedule 2        North-west network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves

(sections 4 to 10)

Part 1          Shark Bay Commonwealth Marine Reserve

1.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Shark Bay Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

1.2           IUCN category

                The Shark Bay Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

1.3           Area of reserve

                The Shark Bay Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 24° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 112° 30′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 24° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 06′ 24″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 25° 30′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 30′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 2          Carnarvon Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve

2.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Carnarvon Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

2.2           IUCN category

                The Carnarvon Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

2.3           Area of reserve

                The Carnarvon Canyon Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 23° 19′ 00″ S, longitude 110° 36′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 23° 19′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 111° 24′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 00′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 110° 36′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 3          Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve

3.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

3.2           IUCN category

                The Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

3.3           Area of reserve

                The Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 45′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 113° 45′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 39′ 55.36″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 00′ 04.72″ E

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 21° 46′ 55.37″ S, longitude 113° 50′ 04.73″ E

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S, longitude 113° 29′ 04.76″ E

6

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 56′ 55.39″ S, longitude 113° 37′ 04.75″ E

7

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 23° 05′ 55.4″ S, longitude 113° 34′ 04.76″ E

8

South along the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 04.76″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 23° 33′ 55.42″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

10

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 01′ 52.816″ S

11

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 20′ 00″ E

12

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

14

Generally northerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S

15

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

3.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Gascoyne Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 3.5;

               (b)    the habitat protection zones described in clauses 3.6 and 3.8;

                (c)    the multiple use zone described in clause 3.7.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The habitat protection zones are each assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

         (4)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

3.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 21° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 111° 55′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 111° 55′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally northerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 110° 55′ 00″ E

6

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

3.6           Zone 2 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S, longitude 111° 55′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 111° 55′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 30′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 36′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

3.7           Zone 3 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 45′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 113° 45′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 39′ 55.36″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 114° 00′ 04.72″ E

4

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 21° 46′ 55.37″ S, longitude 113° 50′ 04.73″ E

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S, longitude 113° 29′ 04.76″ E

6

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 56′ 55.39″ S, longitude 113° 37′ 04.75″ E

7

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 23° 05′ 55.4″ S, longitude 113° 34′ 04.76″ E

8

South along the meridian of longitude 113° 34′ 04.76″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 23° 33′ 55.42″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

10

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 23° 50′ 00″ S

11

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 20′ 00″ E

12

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 22° 39′ 55.39″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 112° 36′ 00″ E

14

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 30′ 00″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 111° 55′ 00″ E

16

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 110° 55′ 00″ E

17

East along the parallel of latitude 20° 42′ 00″ S to the point of commencement

3.8           Zone 4 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 23° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 113° 20′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 23° 50′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 01′ 52.816″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 113° 20′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 4          Montebello Commonwealth Marine Reserve

4.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Montebello Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

4.2           IUCN category

                The Montebello Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

4.3           Area of reserve

                The Montebello Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 115° 15′ 06″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 20° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 42′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 05′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 116° 00′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

6

Generally westerly and south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 50′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 115° 15′ 06″ E

8

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 5          Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve

5.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

5.2           IUCN category

                The Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

5.3           Area of reserve

                The Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 50′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 31′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 34′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally north-westerly and westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 116° 50′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 5.5;

               (b)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 5.6.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The habitat protection zone is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

5.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 50′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 05′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 116° 50′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.6           Zone 2 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S, longitude 117° 05′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 20° 18′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 31′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 34′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 117° 05′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 6          Eighty Mile Beach Commonwealth Marine Reserve

6.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Eighty Mile Beach Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

6.2           IUCN category

                The Eighty Mile Beach Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

6.3           Area of reserve

                The Eighty Mile Beach Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 19° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 118° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 19° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 120° 20′ 00″ E

3

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 18° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 121° 30′ 00″ E

4

East along the parallel of latitude 18° 42′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

5

Generally southerly, south-westerly and westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 28′ 18″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 19° 42′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 54′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 7          Roebuck Commonwealth Marine Reserve

7.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Roebuck Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

7.2           IUCN category

                The Roebuck Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

7.3           Area of reserve

                The Roebuck Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 17° 58′ 24″ S, longitude 122° 01′ 21″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 17° 58′ 24″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally southerly and south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 01′ 21″ E

4

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 8          Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve

8.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

8.2           IUCN category

                The Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

8.3           Area of reserve

                The Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

3

Generally north-easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 16′ 10″ S

4

Northerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 14′ 33.6148″ S, longitude 118° 24′ 44.0819″ E

5

South-easterly along the arc of a circle of radius 200 nautical miles, passing through the following points:

   (a)  13° 18′ 43.8147″ S, 118° 32′ 28.2819″ E;

  (b)  13° 22′ 34.0147″ S, 118° 40′ 23.3819″ E;

   (c)  13° 26′ 03.7147″ S, 118° 48′ 28.3819″ E;

  (d)  13° 29′ 12.5147″ S, 118° 56′ 42.3819″ E;

   (e)  13° 32′ 00.1146″ S, 119° 05′ 04.3818″ E;

   (f)  13° 34′ 26.1146″ S, 119° 13′ 33.4818″ E

6

South-easterly along that arc to the point of latitude 13° 36′ 30.2146″ S, longitude 119° 22′ 08.6818″ E

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 40′ 34.1146″ S, longitude 119° 28′ 46.0818″ E

8

South-easterly along the arc of a circle of radius 200 nautical miles, passing through the following points:

   (a)  13° 45′ 04.5145″ S, 119° 36′ 29.2818″ E;

  (b)  13° 49′ 14.5145″ S, 119° 44′ 24.4817″ E;

   (c)  13° 53′ 03.7145″ S, 119° 52′ 30.6817″ E

9

South-easterly along that arc to the point of latitude 13° 56′ 31.7145″ S, longitude 120° 00′ 46.8817″ E

10

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 49′ 13.7266″ S, longitude 120° 20′ 00″ E

11

South along the meridian of longitude 120° 20′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 48′ 00″ S

12

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 43′ 00″ E

13

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 58′ 00″ S

14

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 32′ 00″ E

15

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 13′ 00″ S

16

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 43′ 00″ E

17

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S

18

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 48′ 24″ E

19

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 24′ 00″ S

20

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 12′ 00″ E

21

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S

22

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Argo‑Rowley Terrace Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 8.5;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 8.6.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

8.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 16° 29′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

3

Generally north-easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 16′ 10″ S

4

Northerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 14′ 33.6148″ S, longitude 118° 24′ 44.0819″ E

5

South-easterly along the arc of a circle of radius 200 nautical miles, passing through the following points:

   (a)  13° 18′ 43.8147″ S, 118° 32′ 28.2819″ E;

  (b)  13° 22′ 34.0147″ S, 118° 40′ 23.3819″ E;

   (c)  13° 26′ 03.7147″ S, 118° 48′ 28.3819″ E;

  (d)  13° 29′ 12.5147″ S, 118° 56′ 42.3819″ E;

   (e)  13° 32′ 00.1146″ S, 119° 05′ 04.3818″ E;

   (f)  13° 34′ 26.1146″ S, 119° 13′ 33.4818″ E

6

South-easterly along that arc to the point of latitude 13° 36′ 30.2146″ S, longitude 119° 22′ 08.6818″ E

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 40′ 34.1146″ S, longitude 119° 28′ 46.0818″ E

8

South-easterly along the arc of a circle of radius 200 nautical miles, passing through the following points:

   (a)  13° 45′ 04.5145″ S, 119° 36′ 29.2818″ E;

  (b)  13° 49′ 14.5145″ S, 119° 44′ 24.4817″ E;

9

South-easterly along that arc to the point of latitude 13° 51′ 27.5684″ S, longitude 119° 49′ 00″ E

10

South along the meridian of longitude 119° 49′ 00″ to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 24′ 00″South

11

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 59′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 10′ 00″ S

13

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 12′ 00″ E

14

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 54′ 51″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 00′ 00″ E

16

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 29′ 00″ S

17

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

8.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S, longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 116° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 29′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 00′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 54′ 51″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 12′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 10′ 00″ S

7

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 59′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 24′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 49′ 00″ E

10

North along that meridian to the point of latitude 13° 51′ 27.5684″ S, longitude 119° 49′ 00″ E

11

South-easterly along the arc of a circle of radius 200 nautical miles passing through the point of latitude 13° 53′ 03.7145″ S, longitude 119° 52′ 30.6817″ E

12

South-easterly along that arc to the point of latitude 13° 56′ 31.7145″ S, longitude 120° 00′ 46.8817″ E

13

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 49′ 13.7266″ S, longitude 120° 20′ 00″ E

14

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 48′ 00″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 43′ 00″ E

16

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 58′ 00″ S

17

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 32′ 00″ E

18

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 13′ 00″ S

19

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 119° 43′ 00″ E

20

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S

21

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 48′ 24″ E

22

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 24′ 00″ S

23

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 118° 12′ 00″ E

24

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 45′ 00″ S

25

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

Part 9          Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve

9.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

9.2           IUCN category

                The Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

9.3           Area of reserve

                The Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Indian Ocean, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 121° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 30′ 00″ E

3

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 13′ 00″ S, longitude 125° 26′ 00″ E

4

East along the parallel of latitude 13° 13′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 126° 26′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

6

Generally westerly and south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 00′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 00′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

9.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Kimberley Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zone described in clause 9.5;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 9.6 and 9.8;

                (c)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 9.7.

         (2)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (4)   The habitat protection zone is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

9.5           Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 121° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 123° 30′ 00″ E

3

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 13′ 00″ S, longitude 125° 26′ 00″ E

4

East along the parallel of latitude 13° 13′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 126° 26′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

6

Generally westerly and south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 10′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

8

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 26′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

10

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 40′ 00″ S

11

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 21′ 00″ E

12

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 19′ 00″ S

13

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

14

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 00′ 00″ S

15

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 121° 00′ 00″ E

16

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

9.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of Western Australia, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 40′ 00″ S, longitude 122° 21′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 40′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 53′ 54″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 55′ 33″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 19′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 21′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

9.7           Zone 3 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zone described in clause 9.5, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 53′ 54″ S, longitude 122° 55′ 33″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 53′ 54″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 122° 55′ 33″ E

4

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

9.8           Zone 4 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 10′ 00″ S, longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 10′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 26′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 124° 00′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Schedule 3        North network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves

(sections 4 to 10)

Part 1          Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve

1.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

1.2           IUCN category

                The Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

1.3           Area of reserve

                The Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 13° 44′ 00″ S, longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 13° 44′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to the easternmost point on the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally westerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 24′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Joseph Bonaparte Gulf Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 1.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 1.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone and multiple use zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

1.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 13° 44′ 00″ S, longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 13° 44′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 00′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 14° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 14° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

3

Generally south-westerly along that outer limit to the easternmost point on the outer limit of the State waters of Western Australia

4

Generally westerly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 24′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 128° 54′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 2          Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve

2.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

2.2           IUCN category

                The Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

2.3           Area of reserve

                The Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Timor Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 12° 42′ 00″ S, longitude 126° 04′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 126° 04′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 29′ 20.0799″ S

3

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 26′ 00.0144″ S, longitude 126° 11′ 59.9804″ E

4

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 21′ 00.0144″ S, longitude 126° 27′ 59.9803″ E

5

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 20′ 00.0144″ S, longitude 126° 30′ 59.9803″ E

6

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 20′ 02.9144″ S, longitude 126° 31′ 58.3803″ E

7

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 20′ 02.9000″ S, longitude 126° 31′ 58.4024″ E

8

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 19′ 40.8957″ S, longitude 126° 47′ 08.3977″ E

9

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 17′ 30.8929″ S, longitude 126° 57′ 11.3939″ E

10

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 17′ 24.8925″ S, longitude 126° 58′ 17.3935″ E

11

Easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 14′ 18.8833″ S, longitude 127° 31′ 37.3819″ E

12

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 55′ 20.8798″ S, longitude 127° 47′ 08.3715″ E

13

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 53′ 36.8794″ S, longitude 127° 48′ 49.3704″ E

14

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 43′ 37.8772″ S, longitude 127° 59′ 20.3642″ E

15

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 29′ 11.8746″ S, longitude 128° 12′ 28.3559″ E

16

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 28′ 00.0143″ S, longitude 128° 13′ 59.9798″ E

17

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 26′ 00.0143″ S, longitude 128° 17′ 59.9798″ E

18

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 20′ 00″ S, longitude 128° 27′ 34.7560″ E

19

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 20′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 26′ 00″ E

20

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 09° 46′ 23.8253″ S, longitude 130° 59′ 00″ E

21

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 09° 44′ 16.7884″ S, longitude 131° 13′ 00″ E

22

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 10° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 130° 31′ 00″ E

23

West along the parallel of latitude 10° 36′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 130° 06′ 00″ E

24

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 06′ 48″ S

25

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 11° 45′ 00″ S, longitude 129° 35′ 00″ E

26

West along the parallel of latitude 11° 45′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 128° 06′ 00″ E

27

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 12° 42′ 00″ S

28

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

Part 3          Arafura Commonwealth Marine Reserve

3.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Arafura Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

3.2           IUCN category

                The Arafura Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

3.3           Area of reserve

                The Arafura Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Arafura Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 09° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 132° 58′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 132° 58′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

3

Generally north-westerly and westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 132° 36′ 00″ E

4

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 09° 12′ 09.3050″ S

5

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 09° 06′ 00.0139″ S, longitude 132° 45′ 59.9787″ E

6

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 08° 52′ 54.8149″ S, longitude 133° 23′ 04.2121″ E

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 09° 24′ 54.7893″ S, longitude 134° 50′ 04.1796″ E

8

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 09° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 45′ 00″ E

9

West along the parallel of latitude 09° 54′ 00″ S to the point of commencement

Part 4          Arnhem Commonwealth Marine Reserve

4.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Arnhem Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

4.2           IUCN category

                The Arnhem Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

4.3           Area of reserve

                The Arnhem Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Arafura Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 11° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 133° 30′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 11° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 134° 18′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

4

Generally north-westerly, westerly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 133° 30′ 00″ E on, or closest to, the parallel of latitude 11° 25′ 30″ S

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 5          Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve

5.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

5.2           IUCN category

                The Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

5.3           Area of reserve

                The Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 136° 45′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 15′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 54′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 06′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 12° 25′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

7

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 45′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Wessel Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 5.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 5.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

5.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 136° 57′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 15′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 17′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 57′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 136° 45′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 50′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 57′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 17′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 15′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 54′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 137° 06′ 00″ E

7

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 12° 25′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

9

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 136° 45′ 00″ E

10

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 6          Limmen Commonwealth Marine Reserve

6.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Limmen Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

6.2           IUCN category

                The Limmen Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

6.3           Area of reserve

                The Limmen Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Gulf of Carpentaria bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 136° 18′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 136° 18′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the Territory waters

3

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

Part 7          Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve

7.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

7.2           IUCN category

                The Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

7.3           Area of reserve

                The Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Gulf of Carpentaria bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 140° 45′ 24″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 24′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 140° 36′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 42′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland

7

Generally northerly, north-westerly and southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 28′ 45″ S on, or closest to, the meridian of longitude 139° 11′ 30″ E

8

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 08′ 00″ S, longitude 138° 30′ 06″ E

9

North along the meridian of longitude 138° 30′ 06″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 34′ 00″ S

10

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 138° 50′ 00″ E

11

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 15° 59′ 00″ S, longitude 139° 14′ 00″ E

12

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 13′ 18″ S, longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

13

North along the meridian of longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E to the point of commencement

7.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Gulf of Carpentaria Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zones described in clauses 7.5 and 7.6 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zone described in clause 7.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The multiple use zones are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

7.5           Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 34′ 00″ S, longitude 138° 30′ 06″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 34′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 138° 50′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 15° 59′ 00″ S, longitude 139° 14′ 00″ E

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 13′ 18″ S, longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

5

South along the meridian of longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland

6

Generally north-westerly and southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 28′ 45″ S on, or closest to, the meridian of longitude 139° 11′ 30″ E

7

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 08′ 00″ S, longitude 138° 30′ 06″ E

8

North along the meridian of longitude 138° 30′ 06″ E to the point of commencement

7.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 140° 45′ 24″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 24′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 140° 36′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 48′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

7.7           Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 48′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 140° 36′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 42′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland

5

Generally northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 139° 54′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 8          West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve

8.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

8.2           IUCN category

                The West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

8.3           Area of reserve

                The West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Gulf of Carpentaria bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line by the meridian of longitude 141° 20′ 00″ E

2

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 48′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland

4

Generally southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 42′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 141° 06′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line

8

North-easterly along that line to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinate described in item 1 of this table.

8.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The West Cape York Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 8.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zones described in clauses 8.6 and 8.8 of this Part;

                (c)    the special purpose zone described in clause 8.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The multiple use zones and special purpose zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

8.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line by the meridian of longitude 141° 20′ 00″ E

2

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 48′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland

4

Generally southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line

6

North-easterly along that line to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinate described in item 1 of this table.

8.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S, longitude 141° 06′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 141° 42′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 42′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 141° 06′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.7           Zone 3 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S, longitude 141° 42′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S to its intersection by the line every point of which is at a distance of 7 nautical miles seaward from the nearest point of the Territorial Sea Baseline

3

Generally southerly along that line to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 42′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 141° 42′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.8           Zone 4 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S by the outer limit of the State waters of Queensland, on, or closest to, the meridian of longitude 141° 59′ 39″ E

2

Generally southerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 11° 42′ 00″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the line every point of which is at a distance of 7 nautical miles seaward from the nearest point of the Territorial Sea Baseline

4

Generally northerly along that line to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 59′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

Schedule 4        Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve

(sections 4 to 10)

  

1.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

1.2           IUCN category

                The Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

1.3           Area of reserve

                The Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Coral Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 154° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement

3

Generally north-westerly and north-easterly along that line to the southernmost point on the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (Solomon Islands) Agreement

4

Generally north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

5

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line

6

Generally westerly and north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the outer limit of the Protected Zone

7

South, generally south-westerly, and west along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 144° 00′ 00″ E

8

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

9

Easterly, southerly and generally south-easterly along that outer limit to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinates described in items 1 and 2 of this table.

1.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zones described in clauses 1.5, 1.13 and 1.17 of this Schedule;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 1.6, 1.8 and 1.12 of this Schedule;

                (c)    the habitat protection zone (Coral Sea) described in clause 1.7 of this Schedule;

               (d)    the habitat protection zone (Seamount) described in clause 1.14 of this Schedule;

                (e)    the conservation park zones described in clauses 1.9, 1.10, 1.11 and 1.15 of this Schedule;

                (f)    the general use zone described in clause 1.16 of this Schedule.

         (2)   The multiple use zones are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (4)   The habitat protection zone (Coral Sea), habitat protection zone (Seamount) and conservation park zones are each assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

         (5)   The general use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

1.5           Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 10° 41′ 00″ S, longitude 145° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 10° 41′ 00″ S to its intersection by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line

3

Generally north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the outer limit of the Protected Zone

4

South, generally south-westerly, and west along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 144° 00′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

6

Easterly along that outer limit to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinates described in items 1 and 2 of this table.

1.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 13° 18′ 30.36″ S, longitude 146° 25′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 25′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 46′ 00″ S

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 146° 32′ 30″ E

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 42″ E

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 52′ 12″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 06″ E

6

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 33′ 06″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 53′ 33″ S

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 54′ 06″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 39″ E

8

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 54′ 50″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 58″ E

9

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 55′ 21″ S, longitude 146° 34′ 27″ E

10

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 55′ 54″ S, longitude 146° 35′ 09″ E

11

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 56′ 30″ S, longitude 146° 35′ 45″ E

12

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 57′ 21″ S, longitude 146° 36′ 00″ E

13

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 57′ 51″ S, longitude 146° 36′ 30″ E

14

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 58′ 36″ S, longitude 146° 37′ 27″ E

15

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 59′ 33″ S, longitude 146° 38′ 57″ E

16

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 59′ 54″ S, longitude 146° 39′ 42″ E

17

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 01′ 24″ S, longitude 146° 40′ 57″ E

18

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 06′ 36″ S, longitude 146° 47′ 12″ E

19

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 07′ 54″ S, longitude 146° 48′ 09″ E

20

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 09′ 57″ S, longitude 146° 49′ 06″ E

21

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 18′ 18″ S, longitude 146° 55′ 00″ E

22

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 55′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 30′ 00″ S

23

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 15° 38′ 00″ S, longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E

24

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 38′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 149° 48′ 00″ E

25

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 150° 12′ 00″ E

26

South along the meridian of longitude 150° 12′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 23′ 00″ S

27

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 46′ 00″ S, longitude 149° 48′ 00″ E

28

West along the parallel of latitude 16° 46′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E

29

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 11′ 00″ S

30

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 08′ 00″ E

31

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 54′ 00″ S

32

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 33′ 00″ E

33

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S

34

East along that parallel to its intersection by the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement

35

Generally north-westerly and north-easterly along that line to the southernmost point on the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (Solomon Islands) Agreement

36

Generally north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

37

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the Fisheries Jurisdiction Line

38

Generally westerly and north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 10° 41′ 00″ S

39

West along that parallel to the north-easternmost point of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

40

Southerly and south-easterly along the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 18′ 30.36″ S

41

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinate described in item 38 of this table.

1.7           Zone 3 of reserve—habitat protection zone (Coral Sea)

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zones described in clauses 1.8, 1.9 and 1.11, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 13° 18′ 30.36″ S, longitude 146° 25′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 25′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 46′ 00″ S

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 48′ 00″ S, longitude 146° 32′ 30″ E

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 50′ 00″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 42″ E

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 52′ 12″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 06″ E

6

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 33′ 06″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 53′ 33″ S

7

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 54′ 06″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 39″ E

8

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 54′ 50″ S, longitude 146° 33′ 58″ E

9

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 55′ 21″ S, longitude 146° 34′ 27″ E

10

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 55′ 54″ S, longitude 146° 35′ 09″ E

11

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 56′ 30″ S, longitude 146° 35′ 45″ E

12

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 57′ 21″ S, longitude 146° 36′ 00″ E

13

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 57′ 51″ S, longitude 146° 36′ 30″ E

14

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 58′ 36″ S, longitude 146° 37′ 27″ E

15

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 59′ 33″ S, longitude 146° 38′ 57″ E

16

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 13° 59′ 54″ S, longitude 146° 39′ 42″ E

17

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 01′ 24″ S, longitude 146° 40′ 57″ E

18

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 06′ 36″ S, longitude 146° 47′ 12″ E

19

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 07′ 54″ S, longitude146° 48′ 09″ E

20

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 09′ 57″ S, longitude 146° 49′ 06″ E

21

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 14° 18′ 18″ S, longitude 146° 55′ 00″ E

22

South along the meridian of longitude 146° 55′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 14° 30′ 00″ S

23

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 15° 38′ 00″ S, longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E

24

South along the meridian of longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 11′ 00″ S

25

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 08′ 00″ E

26

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 54′ 00″ S

27

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 00′ 00″ E

28

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

29

Generally north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 13° 18′ 30.36″ S

30

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

1.8           Zone 4 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 28′ 42″ S, longitude 147° 05′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 28′ 42″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 147° 08′ 12″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 15° 31′ 18″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 147° 05′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.9           Zone 5 of reserve—conservation park zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 16° 21′ 00″ S, longitude 147° 46′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 16° 21′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 148° 07′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 34′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 147° 46′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.10        Zone 6 of reserve—conservation park zone

                Zone 6 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 15° 38′ 00″ S, longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 15° 38′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 149° 48′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 150° 12′ 00″ E

4

South along the meridian of longitude 150° 12′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 16° 23′ 00″ S

5

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 16° 46′ 00″ S, longitude 149° 48′ 00″ E

6

West along the parallel of latitude 16° 46′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 149° 00′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.11        Zone 7 of reserve—conservation park zone

                Zone 7 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 17° 17′ 00″ S, longitude 148° 08′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 17° 17′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 148° 38′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 55′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 148° 08′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.12        Zone 8 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 8 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 18° 55′ 36″ S, longitude 152° 14′ 24″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 18° 55′ 36″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 18′ 42″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 00′ 09″ S, longitude 152° 22′ 33″ E

4

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 01′ 39″ S, longitude 152° 23′ 12″ E

5

Southerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 04′ 54″ S, longitude 152° 23′ 30″ E

6

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 06′ 30″ S, longitude 152° 24′ 12″ E

7

Southerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 08′ 57″ S, longitude 152° 24′ 36″ E

8

Southerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 11′ 18″ S, longitude 152° 24′ 12″ E

9

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 15′ 30″ S, longitude 152° 21′ 30″ E

10

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 16′ 36″ S, longitude 152° 19′ 36″ E

11

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 18′ 15″ S, longitude 152° 16′ 06″ E

12

West along the parallel of latitude 19° 18′ 15″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 14′ 12″ E

13

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 17′ 24″ S, longitude 152° 12′ 42″ E

14

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 13′ 18″ S, longitude 152° 09′ 30″ E

15

North along the meridian of longitude 152° 09′ 30″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 19° 06′ 00″ S

16

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 19° 03′ 30″ S, longitude 152° 08′ 00″ E

17

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

1.13        Zone 9 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 9 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zones described in clauses 1.12 and 1.15, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S, longitude 154° 00′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 51′ 00″ E

3

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 12′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 03′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 33′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 24′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 17° 54′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 00′ 00″ E

9

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

10

South-easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 08′ 58.68″ S

11

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 10′ 00″ E

12

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 59′ 57.72″ S, longitude 153° 44′ 00″ E

13

West along the parallel of latitude 22° 59′ 57.72″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

14

South-easterly along that outer limit to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinates described in item 1 of this table and to the latitude coordinate described in item 2 of this table.

1.14        Zone 10 of reserve—habitat protection zone (Seamount)

                Zone 10 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 17° 54′ 00″ S, longitude 154° 24′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 17° 54′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 33′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 57′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 51′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 12′ 00″ S

8

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 03′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 20° 33′ 00″ S

10

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 154° 24′ 00″ E

11

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the coordinate described in item 5 of this table.

1.15        Zone 11 of reserve—conservation park zone

                Zone 11 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S, longitude 153° 26′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 50′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 22° 00′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 26′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

1.16        Zone 12 of reserve—general use zone

                Zone 12 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 21° 08′ 58.68″ S, longitude 153° 10′ 00″ E

2

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 22° 59′ 57.72″ S, longitude 153° 44′ 00″ E

3

West along the parallel of latitude 22° 59′ 57.72″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

4

North-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 08′ 58.68″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

1.17        Zone 13 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 13 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S, longitude 155° 57′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 155° 57′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 24° 30′ 00″ S

3

East along that parallel to its intersection by the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement

4

Generally north-westerly along that line to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 21° 37′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

Note   AGD66 applies to the latitude coordinate described in item 2 of this table.

Schedule 5        Temperate East network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves

(sections 4 to 10)

Part 1          Gifford Commonwealth Marine Reserve

1.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Gifford Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

1.2           IUCN category

                The Gifford Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

1.3           Area of reserve

                The Gifford Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the South Pacific Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 09′ 00″ S, longitude 159° 09′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 159° 09′ 00″ E to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

3

Generally easterly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 39′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 09′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

Part 2          Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve

2.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

2.2           IUCN category

                The Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

2.3           Area of reserve

                The Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the South Pacific Ocean, excluding Norfolk Island, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 166° 39′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 166° 39′ 00″ E to its intersection by the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement

3

Generally easterly along that line to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 168° 58′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 12′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 170° 22′ 00″ E

6

South along that meridian to its intersection by the line described by article 2 of the Maritime boundary (New Zealand) Treaty

7

Generally south-westerly and westerly along that line to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 166° 05′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 09′ 00″ S

9

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 167° 07′ 00″ E

10

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S

11

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

2.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Norfolk Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the marine national park zone described in clause 2.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 2.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 2.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (3)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (4)   The habitat protection zone is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

2.5           Zone 1 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 166° 39′ 00″ E

2

North along the meridian of longitude 166° 39′ 00″ E to its intersection by the line described by article 1 of the Maritime boundary (French Republic) Agreement

3

Generally easterly along that line to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 168° 58′ 00″ E

4

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to the point of commencement

2.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding Norfolk Island, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S, longitude 167° 07′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 27° 36′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 168° 58′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 36′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 170° 22′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the line described by article 2 of the Maritime boundary (New Zealand) Treaty

6

Generally south-westerly and westerly along that line to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 166° 05′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 09′ 00″ S

8

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 167° 07′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

2.7           Zone 3 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 29° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 168° 58′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 29° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 170° 22′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 36′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 168° 58′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 3          Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve

3.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

3.2           IUCN category

                The Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

3.3           Area of reserve

                The Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the South Pacific Ocean, excluding any State waters of New South Wales, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S, longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 54′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

4

Generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Lord Howe Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zone described in clause 3.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zones described in clauses 3.6, 3.9 and 3.10 of this Part;

                (c)    the recreational use zone described in clause 3.7 of this Part;

               (d)    the habitat protection zone (Lord Howe) described in clause 3.8 of this Part;

                (e)    the habitat protection zone described in clause 3.11 of this Part.

         (2)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zones are each assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

         (4)   The recreational use zone, habitat protection zone (Lord Howe) and habitat protection zone are each assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

3.5           Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zones described in clauses 3.6 and 3.7, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S, longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 54′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 17′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 29° 07′ 00″ S, longitude 158° 55′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 29° 07′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 24′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 53′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 55′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.7           Zone 3 of reserve—recreational use zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 29° 53′ 00″ S, longitude 158° 55′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 29° 53′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 24′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 06′ 35″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 55′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.8           Zone 4 of reserve—habitat protection zone (Lord Howe)

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of New South Wales and the zone described in clause 3.9, bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S, longitude 158° 48′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of New South Wales, adjacent to Ball’s Pyramid

3

Generally northerly, easterly and south-easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 54′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 17′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 48′ 00″ E

7

South along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.9           Zone 5 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 5 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 30′ 40″ S, longitude 159° 24′ 00″ E

2

South along the meridian of longitude 159° 24′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 35′ 50″ S

3

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of New South Wales, adjacent to Lord Howe Island

4

Generally north-easterly and north-westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 30′ 40″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

3.10        Zone 6 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 6 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S, longitude 158° 48′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S to its westernmost intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of New South Wales, adjacent to Ball’s Pyramid

3

Generally south-easterly and north-easterly along that outer limit to its easternmost intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 46′ 50″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 54′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S

6

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 48′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

3.11        Zone 7 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 7 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 17′ 00″ S, longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 17′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 48′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S

4

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 159° 54′ 00″ E

5

South along that meridian to its intersection by the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone

6

Generally westerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 158° 12′ 00″ E

7

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 4          Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve

4.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

4.2           IUCN category

                The Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

4.3           Area of reserve

                The Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the South Pacific Ocean bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 13′ 00″ S, longitude 154° 47′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 27° 13′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 20′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S, longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E

4

South along the meridian of longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 34′ 54″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 25′ 00″ S

7

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 28′ 00″ E

8

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 21′ 00″ S

9

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 13′ 30″ S, longitude 153° 32′ 30″ E

10

North along the meridian of longitude 153° 32′ 30″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 00′ 40″ S

11

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

12

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

4.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Central Eastern Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the habitat protection zones described in clauses 4.5 and 4.8 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 4.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the marine national park zone described in clause 4.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The habitat protection zones are each assigned to IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area).

         (3)   The multiple use zone is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (4)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

4.5           Zone 1 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 27° 13′ 00″ S, longitude 154° 47′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 27° 13′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 20′ 00″ E

3

South-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 28° 53′ 00″ S, longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E

4

South along the meridian of longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 17′ 00″ S

5

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

6

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 00′ 40″ S

7

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

4.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 30° 00′ 40″ S, longitude 153° 32′ 30″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 30° 00′ 40″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 25′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 28′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 21′ 00″ S

6

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° 13′ 30″ S, longitude 153° 32′ 30″ E

7

North along the meridian of longitude 153° 32′ 30″ E to the point of commencement

4.7           Zone 3 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 30° 17′ 00″ S, longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 30° 17′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 12′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

4.8           Zone 4 of reserve—habitat protection zone

                Zone 4 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 12′ 00″ S, longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 12′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 156° 38′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 33° 34′ 54″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 155° 48′ 00″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 5          Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve

5.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

5.2           IUCN category

                The Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

5.3           Area of reserve

                The Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the South Pacific Ocean, excluding any State waters of New South Wales, bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the parallel of latitude 29° 40′ 18.28″ S by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

2

East along that parallel to its intersection by the line corresponding with the 50 metre isobath below mean high water on the coast of New South Wales

3

Generally southerly along that isobath to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 18′ 19.27″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

5

Generally northerly along that low water mark to the point of commencement

5.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Solitary Islands Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the multiple use zone described in clause 5.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the marine national park zone described in clause 5.6 of this Part;

                (c)    the special purpose zone described in clause 5.7 of this Part.

         (2)   The multiple use zone and special purpose zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

         (3)   The marine national park zone is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

5.5           Zone 1 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding the zone described in clause 5.6 and any State waters of New South Wales, bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the parallel of latitude 29° 40′ 18.28″ S by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

2

East along that parallel to its intersection by the line corresponding with the 50 metre isobath below mean high water on the coast of New South Wales

3

Generally southerly along that isobath to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 46′ 42″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

5

Generally northerly along that low water mark to the point of commencement

5.6           Zone 2 of reserve—marine national park zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 29° 41′ 36″ S, longitude 153° 23′ 33″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 29° 41′ 36″ S, to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 24′ 11″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 29° 42′ 09″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 23′ 33″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

5.7           Zone 3 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 3 of the reserve consists of an area, excluding any State waters of New South Wales, bounded by the line commencing at the intersection described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The intersection of the parallel of latitude 29° 46′ 42″ S by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

2

East along that parallel to its intersection by the line corresponding with the 50 metre isobath below mean high water on the coast of New South Wales

3

Generally southerly along that isobath to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 30° 18′ 19.27″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the coastline of New South Wales at mean low water

5

Generally northerly along that low water mark to the point of commencement

Part 6          Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve

6.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

6.2           IUCN category

                The Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category II (national park).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

6.3           Area of reserve

                The Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Tasman Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 31° 40′ 19″ S, longitude 152° 53′ 59″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 31° 40′ 19″ S, to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 55′ 15″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 31° 41′ 25″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 53′ 59″ E

5

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

Part 7          Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve

7.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

7.2           IUCN category

                The Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

7.3           Area of reserve

                The Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Tasman Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 01′ 00″ S, longitude 153° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 01′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 42′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 41′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of New South Wales

5

Generally north-easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S

6

East along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 03′ 30″ E

7

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

7.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Hunter Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 7.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 7.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone and multiple use zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protection area).

7.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S, longitude 153° 03′ 30″ E

2

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 32° 41′ 00″ S, longitude 152° 54′ 00″ E

3

West along the parallel of latitude 32° 41′ 00″ S to its intersection by the outer limit of the State waters of New South Wales

4

Generally north-easterly and northerly along that outer limit to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S

5

East along that parallel to the point of commencement

7.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 32° 01′ 00″ S, longitude 153° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 32° 01′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 153° 42′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 32° 41′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 152° 54′ 00″ E

5

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 32° 20′ 00″ S, longitude 153° 03′ 30″ E

6

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

Part 8          Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve

8.1           Name of reserve

                This reserve is the Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve.

Note   Section 6 states the purposes of the reserve, section 7 states the depth of any land that may be included in the reserve and section 8 states the depth of the seabed included in the reserve.

8.2           IUCN category

                The Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve is assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protected area).

Note   Regulation 10.03H of the regulations lists each IUCN category and Schedule 8 to the regulations sets out the Australian IUCN reserve management principles for each IUCN category.

8.3           Area of reserve

                The Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve consists of an area in the Tasman Sea bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 36′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 24′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 09′ 00″ E

5

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 21′ 30″ S, longitude 151° 00′ 30″ E

6

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 19′ 00″ S, longitude 150° 52′ 00″ E

7

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 151° 01′ 00″ E

8

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E

9

North along that meridian to the point of commencement

8.4           Zones for reserve

         (1)   The Jervis Commonwealth Marine Reserve is divided into the following zones:

                (a)    the special purpose zone described in clause 8.5 of this Part;

               (b)    the multiple use zone described in clause 8.6 of this Part.

         (2)   The special purpose zone and multiple use zone are each assigned to IUCN category VI (managed resource protection area).

8.5           Zone 1 of reserve—special purpose zone

                Zone 1 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 151° 01′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E

3

South-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 21′ 30″ S, longitude 151° 00′ 30″ E

4

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 19′ 00″ S, longitude 150° 52′ 00″ E

5

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement

8.6           Zone 2 of reserve—multiple use zone

                Zone 2 of the reserve consists of an area bounded by the line commencing at the point described in item 1 of the following table and running progressively as described in the table.

Item

Description

1

The point of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S, longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E

2

East along the parallel of latitude 35° 00′ 00″ S to its intersection by the meridian of longitude 151° 36′ 00″ E

3

South along that meridian to its intersection by the parallel of latitude 35° 24′ 00″ S

4

West along that parallel to the meridian of longitude 151° 09′ 00″ E

5

North-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 21′ 30″ S, longitude 151° 00′ 30″ E

6

North-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 35° 03′ 00″ S, longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E

7

North along the meridian of longitude 151° 12′ 00″ E to the point of commencement


Note

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