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Code Off-road

South Coast NRM & SCMG (2013) Code Off-road: a guide to safe spectacular responsible off-road driving on the WA South Coast. Fold out & A3 brochures.

   Code Off-road: Denmark A3 (1.5Mb) Code Off-road: Albany A3 (1.5Mb)

Code Off-road: Denmark   Code Off-road: Albany 

  

Southern Shores 2009-2030

Coffey Environments & SCMG (2009) Southern Shores 2009-2030: a strategy to guide coastal zone planning and management in the South Coast Region of Western Australia. Prepared by Coffey Environments, Albany, Western Australia. 132pp.

Title; Acknowledgements; ContentsImage
 1. 
Introduction
 2. 
Vision - guiding Southern Shores 2009-2030
 3. 
Developing Southern Shores 2009-2030
 4. 
Existing Australian Government, State Government, Regional & Local Planning and Policy Initiatives
 5. 
Planning & Management Pathways to Implementation
 6. 
Community Participation
 7. 
Coastal Zone Planning, Development & Management
 8. 
Environment & Biodiversity
 9. 
Coastal Recreation and Human Use
10. 
References and Bibliography
Acronyms & Stakeholders; Figures

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Coastal Management Specification Manual 2010

Coastal Management Specification Manual 2010: a guide for the construction of coastal management infrastructure. Prepared by Green Skills Inc., Denmark, Western Australia. 96pp.

Title; Acknowledgements; Contents (140Kb)  

SECTION 1. Background (60Kb)
SECTION 2. Infrastructure Design
 2.1 
Fencing including temporary beach fencing to protect nesting seabirds (828Kb)
 2.2 
Revegetation & Access control (760Kb)
 2.3 
Shade shelters (2.5Mb)
 2.4 
Barbecues (532Kb)
 2.5 
Seating and Tables (1.1Mb)
 2.6 
Signage (532Kb)
2.7 
Car parking, Turning circles, Camp sites and Bollards (716Kb)
 2.8 
Timber boardwalks and Steps (2Mb)
 2.9 
 Viewing platforms (848Kb)
 2.10 
Bird-Hides (1.1Mb)
 2.11 
Low water use toilets (1.5Mb)
 2.12 
Fish cleaning stations (204Kb)
SECTION 3. References (124Kb)

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Coastal Management Specification Manual (2005)

SCMG (2005) Coastal Management Specification Manual: a guide for the construction of coastal management infrastructure. Prepared by Green Skills Inc., Albany, Western Australia. 76pp.

Acknowledgements; Index
SECTION 1. Background
SECTION 2. Infrastructure design
 2.1 
Fencing including temporary beach fencing to protect nesting seabirds
 2.2 
Shade shelters
 2.3 
Barbecues
 2.4 
Seating and Tables
 2.5 
Signage
 2.6 
Car parking, turning circles, tent sites and bollards
 2.7 
Timber boardwalks and steps
 2.8 
Viewing platforms
 2.9 
Bird-Hides
 2.10 
Low maintenance compost toilets
SECTION 3. References

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Other SCMG publications & submissions

SCMG (2012) South Coast Vehicle Working Group: Draft Discussion Paper . 14pp. (855kB)

SCMG (2011) South Coast Vehicle Working Group: Terms of Reference . 2pp. (103kB)

SCMG (2010) Proceedings of the Vehicles in the Coastal Zone 2010 Regional Forum, South Coast, Western Australia. 8pp. Proceedings (429kB)

SCMG (2009) Proceedings of the Regional Forum: Vehicles in the Coastal Zone, South Coast, Western Australia. 10pp. Proceedings (324Kb) Appendices 1-4 (784Kb) 

SCMG (2006) Submission to the Position Paper: Control of Vehicles (Off-Road Areas) Act 1978. 3pp.

SCMG (2004) Submission to the Review of the Control of Vehicles (Off-Road Areas) Act 1978 Issues Paper. 8pp.

SCMG (2002) Strategic Implementation Plan 2002 – 2007. 36pp.

 

Southern Shores 2001-2021 

SCMG (2001) Southern Shores 2001-2021: a strategy to guide coastal and marine planning and management in the South Coast Region of Western Australia. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia. 137pp. 

Title; Acknowledgments; Contents 
 1. 
Introduction

 
 2. 
Vision guiding Southern Shores
 3. 
Principles guiding Southern Shores
 4. 
Developing Southern Shores
 5. 
Existing Commonwealth, State, Regional and Local Planning and Policy Initiatives
 6. 
Planning and Management Pathways to Implementation - how it can work best
 7. 
Community Participation Issues
 8. 
Coastal Planning, Development and Management Issues
 9. 
Terrestrial Conservation Management Issues
 10. 
Coastal Recreation and Access Issues
 11. 
Marine Planning, Management, Exploitation and Conservation Issues
12.
Coastal Wetlands and Water Bodies Planning, Management and Conservation Issues
 13. 
Nature-Based Tourism Development Issues
 14. 
References and Bibliography
Appendix 1 Acronyms

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Supporting documents to Southern Shores 2001-2021 

Gilfillan S (2000) Terrestrial Fauna of the South Coast – a review. Prepared for the South Coast Management Group, Albany, Western Australia. 73pp.

Craig G (2000) Vegetation and Flora of the South Coast – a review. Prepared for the South Coast Management Group, Albany, Western Australia. 61pp.

Green BJ & Wetherley S (2000) Geology and Landforms and Mineral Extraction in the South Coast – a review. Prepared for the South Coast Management Group, Albany, Western Australia. 36pp.

SCMG (2000) Coastal Familiarisation – management and condition of coastal locations in the South Coast. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia. 53pp.

Goeft U & Alder J (2000) Coastal Tourism and Recreation on the South Coast. Prepared for South Coast Management Group, Albany, Western Australia. 145pp.

SCMG (2001) Coastal and Marine Issues Discussion Paper. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia. 98pp.

SCMG (2000) Community Consultation Analyses – people of indelible character. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia. 49pp.

SCMG (2001) Draft Southern Shores. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia.

SCMG (2001) Analysis of submissions received for Draft Southern Shores. Prepared by Barb Green, Albany, Western Australia.

 

Coastal management plans in Local Government areas 

west to east: 

Shire of Denmark (2003) Shire of Denmark Coastal Management Plan. Prepared by Neil Blake and Associates. Funded by Coastwest/Coastcare and the Shire of Denmark. 71pp. Available here (Accessed 08/03/10).

City of Albany (2005) Environmental Weeds Strategy for City of Albany Reserves (including Declared & Pest Plants) 2005-2010. Prepared by the City of Albany Bushcare Coordinator. 25pp. Available here (Accessed 08/03/10).

City of Albany (?) Lowlands Coastal Management Strategy.

City of Albany (2008) Cosy Corner Management Plan. Prepared by the City of Albany Strategic Planning Branch. 32pp. Available here (Accessed 08/03/10).

Water and Rivers Commission (Albany Waterways Management Authority) & City of Albany (2000) Woolstores to Frenchman Bay Foreshore Management Plan. Water and Rivers Commission. Water Resource Management Series No. WRM 9. 61pp. Available here (Accessed 08/03/10).

City of Albany (1999) Nanarup Beach Management Plan. Prepared by the City of Albany Strategic Planning Branch. 21pp. Available here (Accessed 08/03/10).

Marlak Pty Ltd (1999) Cheyne Bay Management Plan: Cape Riche to Pallinup River: Reserves 31240, 14986 and 14987. Produced on behalf of the Wellstead Land Conservation District Committee, the City of Albany and Conservation and Land Management. Funded by Coastwest/Coastcare. 68pp.

Shire of Jerramungup (2005) Shire of Jerramungup Coastal Management Plan. Prepared by Belton – Taylforth Planning & Environmental Consultants and CoastWise. Funded by Western Australian Planning Commission through the Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program. 76pp + appendices.

Shire of Ravensthorpe (2001) Ravensthorpe District Coastal Management Plan 2001: a plan to guide the coastal and marine management within the Ravensthorpe region. Prepared by Catherine Field, Strategic Environmental Planner. Funded by Coastcare and the Shire of Ravensthorpe. 108pp. Available here (Accessed 22/09/08).

Shire of Esperance (2002) Esperance Coastal Management Plan: a plan to guide coastal and marine management within the Esperance region. Prepared by Catherine Field, Environment Officer, Shire of Esperance.  Funded by Coastcare. 148pp + appendices. Available here (Accessed 08/05/09).

 

South Coast regional strategies and plans

Department of Conservation and Land Management (1991) South Coast Region Regional Management Plan 1992-2002. Management Plan No. 24. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Perth, Western Australia. 219pp.

(2009?) Draft Regional Marine Strategic Plan (release for public comment pending)

Gilfillan S, Mitchell P, Newell J, Danks A & Comer S (2009) South Coast Threatened Species and Ecological Communities Strategic Management Plan. Department of Environment and Conservation, Albany, Western Australia. 131pp.

South Coast Regional Initiative Planning Team (2005) Southern Prospects 2004 – 2009: The South Coast Regional Strategy for Natural Resource Management. South Coast Regional Initiative Planning Team, Albany, Western Australia. 199pp.

Wilkins P, Gilfillan S, Watson J & Sanders A (ed) (2006) The Western Australian South Coast Macro Corridor Network – a bioregional strategy for nature conservation. Department of Conservation and Land Management and South Coast Regional Initiative Planning Team, Albany, Western Australia. 112pp.

 

WA State policies

Western Australian Planning Commission (2001) Coastal Zone Management Policy for Western Australia: draft for public comment. Western Australian Planning Commission. 26pp. Available here (Accessed 21/04/09)

Western Australian Planning Commission (amended 2006) Statement of Planning Policy No. 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy. Government Gazette, WA. Available here (Accessed 21/04/09)

 

Other useful publications 

Flaherty T & Sampson K (2005) Taking NRM beyond the shore: integrating marine and coastal issues into natural resource management. The Marine and Coastal Community Network, Manly. 71pp.

Maguire GS (2008) A practical guide for managing beach-nesting birds in Australia. Birds Australia, Melbourne. 225pp + appendices. Available here (Accessed 21/04/09).

Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council (2006) National cooperative approach to integrated coastal zone management: framework and implementation plan. Australian Government, Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra. 55pp. Available here (Accessed 21/04/09).

Western Australian Planning Commission (2003) Coastal Planning and Management Manual: a community guide for protecting and conserving the Western Australian coast. Available here (Accessed 22/06/08).