The Shark Bay World Heritage Advisory Committee provides advice to the Minister for the Environment and the Environment Protection Heritage Council on matters relating to:
- Protection, conservation, presentation and management of the Property from the view point of the community.
- Research priorities which contribute to the protection and conservation of the Property and understanding of its natural history.
- New information or developments relevant to protection, conservation or presentation of the Property.
- The scientific basis of management principles and practices.
- Legislative processes for environmental assessment.
- The maintenance of outstanding universal values and integrity of the Property.
If you have a development or tourism proposal either within or adjacent to the World Heritage Property, please use the guidelines and information in the following documents when preparing your proposal:
The committee also has input into the drafting and review of management plans. Committee members in November 2016 are:
Thomas Day, Chair
Professor Diana Walker, Science/technical
Phillip Scott, Science/technical
Peter Green, Broader community
Keith Capewell, Indigenous
Therese Morris, Science/technical
Vacant, Local community
Paul Anderson, Local community
Robert Morgan, Local community
Geoffrey Wardle, Broader community