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Write to Plibersek to double South East Marine Sanctuaries

Commonwealth waters surrounding Tasmania are full of extraordinary and unique marine life. It’s here that three great oceans merge to create a super-abundant and unique marine environment and is home to seabirds, seals, dolphins and whales. The health of these waters is critical to our fishing, tourism and island lifestyle.

Yet, the South-east marine region has the poorest marine parks protection in the country with only 8% of the region within fully protected marine sanctuaries.

Established in 2007, our understanding of the great value and the significant threats facing this area has advanced.

We have an extremely rare opportunity to more than double the area fully protected in marine sanctuaries.

Please take a minute to add your name. These protections will help protect our threatened seabirds, dolphins and whales.