15-16 November, 2016 | Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD

Paul Doyle

Environment and Planning Chair
Queensland Ports Association and Ports Australia
Paul has over 15 years experience in environmental management, policy analysis, environmental impact assessment and strategic planning. He has worked
in corporate, consulting and government roles providing specialist advice to government departments, industry advocacy groups, senior industry leaders and community groups.

As the current Environment Chair of both Queensland Ports Association and Ports Australia, Paul is responsible for driving industry involvement and input into marine science, environmental governance and port policy development and implementation. He is also a passionate advocate for sensible policies that ensure the safe, efficient and sustainable growth of ports.



09:10 Managing a changing regulatory and policy landscape using a long term planning approach

  • Understanding the changing perceptions and expectations of port activities
  • The evolving dredging and port policy framework within Queensland and Australia – Ports Australia Dredging Code of Practice, Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan, Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015, Queensland Government Maintenance Dredging Strategy
  • Challenges and opportunities for the ports sector
  • Planning and managing for the long term

16:25 Table 1: Dredging carefully: Reducing the impact of dredging on an environment

  • Selective site disposal to reduce disturbance in an ecosystem
  • Appropriate environmental evaluations for choosing the right disposal site
  • Monitoring techniques to measure environmental impact of dredging activity on disposal site


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