References

Reporting Cards

  1. National coastal website released (Major source of coastal information and data)
  2. Development of estuarine report cards consistent with the national estuarine environmental condition assessment framework
  3. Estuarine, coastal and marine indicators for regional NRM monitoring
  4. Estuarine, coastal and marine information workplan 2006-2008
  5. Estuarine, coastal and marine issues and indicators workshop report
  6. Estuarine, Coastal and Marine National Condition Assessment
  7. Introducing OzCoasts
  8. National estuarine environmental condition assessment framework round table report (2007)
  9. National estuarine, coastal and marine habitat map series
  10. National intertidal/subtidal benthic (NISB) habitat classification scheme v1.0
  11. National Marine Environmental Condition Assessment Framework Round Table Report
  12. NRM Estuarine, Coastal and Marine Report Card Best Practise Workshop Report
  13. Outcomes from estuarine, coastal and marine information program 2006-2008
  14. The development of estuarine, coastal and marine indicators and information systems (2006)
  15. Trialling NRM Resource Condition Indicators in the Coastal Zone
  16. User's guide to estuarine, coastal and marine indicators for regional NRM monitoring

Environmental Management Framework (Coastal CRC)

National documents

  1. National WQ Management Strategy documents (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry )
  2. NWQMS Implementation Guidelines (Document 3) ( Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  3. (a) Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality (2000) [Document 4 of NWQMS]
  4. (b) Australian Guidelines for Water Quality Monitoring and reporting Guidelines (2000) [Document 7 of NWQMS]
  5. Guidelines for Groundwater Protection in Australia [Document 8 of NWQMS] (PDF , Natural Resource Management and Primary Industries)
  6. Water Quality Targets: A Handbook (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  7. Water Quality Targets OnLine (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  8. Waterwatch Australia National Technical Manual Web (Waterwatch Australia)
  9. Water Quality Guidelines Online (Web) Due for release in 2005
  10. National Chemicals Reference Guide - Standards for the Australian Environment (Web) Due for release soon
  11. National Principles for the Provision of Water for Ecosystems (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  12. Environmental Water Requirements to Maintain Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  13. Environmental Water Requirements to Maintain Wetlands of National and International Importance (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  14. Environmental Water Requirements to Maintain Estuarine Processes (Department of the Environment and Heritage)
  15. Spatial Data on Land Use (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
  16. NRM Monitoring & Evaluation and Standards & Targets ( Australian Government Natural Resource Management)
  17. National Framework for NRM Standards & Targets (Australian Government Natural Resource Management)
  18. National NRM Monitoring & Evaluation Framework (Australian Government Natural Resource Management)
  19. Australian Guidelines for recreational use of waters (PDF, NH&MRC)
  20. Australia and New Zealand Food standards Code
  21. Users Guide to Estuarine, Coastal & Marine Indicators for Regional NRM Monitoring (Coastal CRC)

Current understanding

  1. Information report on EVs and WQOs for Douglas Shire WQ Improvement Plan (PDF, Douglas Shire Council )
  2. Qld EPA's EVs and WQOs Project Information Report (Re EVs and WQOs for SE Qld; Mary River/Great Sandy Strait; and Douglas Shire)

Community developed EVs

  1. Report on the May 2003 EVs workshop for Douglas Shire waters (PDF, Douglas Shire Council )

Water quality guidelines

  1. Queensland Water Quality Guidelines (draft released 2005)
  2. Water Quality guidelines - book chapter by Barry Hart

Draft water quality objectives

  1. Report on the Draft EVs and WQOs for Douglas Shire waters (PDF, Douglas Shire Council )
  2. Water Quality and River Flows - Interim Environmental Objectives (Objectives for most NSW catchments)

Alternative management strategies & assessments

  1. Land and Water Australia products (Wide range of publications on managing aquatic ecosystems)
  2. A Rehabilitation Manual for Australian Streams (PDF, Land and Water Australia)
  3. Guidelines for Protecting Australian Waterways (PDF, Land and Water Australia )
  4. A wide range of publications on riparian assessment and management (Search using: "Riparian")
  5. CSIRO Land and Water products (Wide range of publications on managing aquatic ecosystems)
  6. Current Recommended Practice - A Directory for Broadacre Dryland Agriculture (PDF, Murray Darling Basin Initiative)
  7. Cotton BMP (PDF, Cotton CRC)
  8. Several papers on managing diffuse source runnof to the GBR (PDF, Reef CRC)
  9. A triple-bottom-line assessment of basins within the GBR catchment in relation to their sediment, nutrient and pesticide discharges and potential impact on the GBR (Greiner et al) (PDF, Reef CRC)

Implementation

  1. SE Qld Regional Water Quality Management Strategy, including Management Action Tracking Database (Healthy Waterways)

Monitoring

  1. SE Qld Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (Healthy Waterways)
  2. Murray Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (Murray Darling Basin Initiative)
  3. Index of stream condition (Victoria Water Data)
  4. Integrated monitoring of environmental flows - design report (NSW Dept of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources)
  5. Development and application of a method for the rapid appraisal of riparian condition (Land and Water Australia)
  6. Water Quality Sampling Manual (Queensland EPA)

Reporting & review

  1. Annual SEQ EHMP Technical Reports (Healthy Waterways )

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