Snubfins need sanctuary!

It's been a year since Roebuck Bay Marine Park was announced without a sanctuary. Join local tourism operators in asking the Government to keep their promise and start a science-based zoning review to protect the snubfins of Roebuck Bay!

    Dear Environment Minister Dawson and Fisheries Minister Kelly,

    Yours sincerely,
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    • It has been a year since the announcement of the Yawuru Nagulagun Roebuck Bay Marine Park, WA's first ocean marine park without a sanctuary zone. 
    • WA Labor committed to review the zoning of this park - now is the time to start that review and it's important that Traditional Owners are involved as joint managers of the marine park.
    • Scientists, tour operators, Broome locals and thousands of Western Australians have all called for a sanctuary to protect Roebuck Bay's marine life. 
    • With new cruise ships coming to the Bay and the possibility of increased dredging, there is an urgent need to increase protection for marine life with a sanctuary zone.
    • Roebuck Bay is home to internationally recognised Ramsar wetlands and one of the largest populations of snubfin dolphins in Australia - a major tourism drawcard. 
    • Local tourism operators and the WA community want a scientific standard of protection for Roebuck Bay. Please announce the much anticipated zoning review to ensure a healthy future for Roebuck Bay.