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

Paul Doyle


Environment and Planning Chair
Queensland Ports Association and Ports Australia


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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