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Aquaculture development zones

As part of its commitment to developing a sustainable marine aquaculture industry, the State Government is establishing aquaculture development zones.

An aquaculture development zone is a designated area of water selected for its suitability for a specific aquaculture sector (for example marine finfish or shellfish).

Aquaculture development zones provide ‘investment ready’ areas of water with strategic environmental approvals and management policies already in place. This allows commercial aquaculture operations to be set up without the need for lengthy, complex and expensive approval processes.


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