Prior to delivering its Final Report in May 2016, the Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce released an Interim Report for public consultation in December 2015 with consultation closing in February 2016. The Interim Report set out initial recommendations to the Queensland Government on how to deliver substantial reef water quality improvements.
The Taskforce considered the responses received through a questionnaire/survey as well as more detailed submissions from multiple stakeholders and key groups, gathering their views o nwhat management approaches have worked well and what haven’t, the investment priorities and how to meet the water quality targets.
You can read the consultation report which is a summary of the feedback received on the Interim Report.
The results of a study to estimate the costs and effectiveness of reducing nutrient and sediment pollution for a number of improved cane and grazing land management practices were included in the Taskforce’s Interim Report: