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The Aquatic Biosecurity Charter

​We invite you to join the Aquatic Biosecurity Charter to promote the protection of Western Australia's oceans and rivers from aquatic pest species. The charter is aimed at all members of the community from industry and community interest groups to individuals. Anyone with an interest in protecting our precious marine and freshwater ecosystems can sign up using our online form.

The inaugural signing of the charter took place on 2 November 2011 at the official launch of the biosecurity program, attended by the then Minister for Fisheries, the Hon. Norman Moore.


The following organisations have signed the charter:
  • Australian Marine Sciences Association
  • Biofouling Solutions Pty Ltd
  • Boating Industry Association of Western Australia
  • Coffey Environments
  • Dalcon Environmental
  • Department of Transport 
  • Durack Institute of Technology
  • Glocatech Australia 
  • InterMarine Consulting Pty Ltd 
  • Koi Society of WA
  • Marine Aquarists Society of WA
  • Marine Men's Shed Association Western Australia
  • Marine Tourism WA
  • Marron Growers Association
  • Maxima Pearling Company Pty Ltd
  • MScience Pty Ltd
  • Ningaloo Marine Interaction
  • O2Marine
  • Oceans 1 Marine Consulting
  • PGM Environment
  • Ports WA
  • Recfishwest
  • ROV Innovations
  • RPS Australia Asia Pacific
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
  • Swan River Trust 
  • URS Australia Pty Ltd (Perth) 
  • Vebas Aquariums
  • WA Museum
  • Western Australian Fishing Industry Council
  • Willetton Senior High School

Individuals who have signed the charter:

  • Jason Beard
  • Raymond Bowden
  • Chukwudi Chukwu
  • Samantha Courtney
  • Kevin Ellard
  • Peter Green
  • Stuart Houghton
  • Axis Hutchinson 
  • Ross Munday
  • Arup Nath
  • Bronwyn O'Driscoll
  • Ashton Reid
  • Nick Rice
  • Terry Rowlands
  • Julia Sisson
  • Oliver Storig
    We acknowledge the support of these organisations and individuals in helping protect our waters from aquatic pests.​​​​​​​​​​​


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