The NOD addresses the needs of government and community to understand the increasingly complex interaction between Australia’s use of water and the health and environmental impacts that occur through its disposal as wastewater from ocean outfalls.
It is the first attempt in Australia’s history to provide all stakeholders to with ready access the highest quality data available at a national level.
The NOD will:
A key feature of the NOD is the intention to engage the community in suitable citizen science activities in con-sultation with the relevant authorities. Developing or enhancing existing networks relationships between all stakeholders based on mutual respect will provide the opportunity to significantly enhance the opportunity for improvements in the marine environment by developing common goals and furthering scientific under-standing.
To this end we would welcome all feedback on this website in order to produce the best public information website within our resources possible.