Leading environment groups have welcomed the NSW Government’s first steps to create a Sydney Marine Park to protect our incredible marine life and way of life.

Conservation groups have cautiously welcomed the Baird government’s decision to restore full protection to 21 of the state’s marine sanctuaries, but are troubled that the level of protection for 13 others will be subject to further review.

The National Parks Association CEO, Kevin Evans, has cautiously welcomed today's long anticipated announcement from the NSW Baird Government of its intention to improve marine protection in the Sydney metro region pending results of yet another year-long study.

The National Parks Association of NSW CEO, Kevin Evans, has today welcomed the announcement by the NSW Leader of the Opposition the Hon. John Robertson MP and the Hon. Luke Foley MP, Opposition Environment Spokesperson to create a significant new marine park for Sydney, if the NSW Labor Party is elected on March 26th 2015.

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