South Australia

To find contact details, select a region from the map or links below.

1. South Australian Land

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority

Research Permits Officer
Information, Science and Technology Directorate
Department for Environment and Heritage
GPO Box 1047
ADELAIDE   SA   5001

Tel: +61 8 8222 9435
Fax: +61 8 8124 4661

Notes

The South Australian Government is responsible for access and benefit sharing agreements and to provide information on such arrangements within its jurisdiction.  The Competent National Authority for South Australia can provide further advice on arrangements for public lands.

2. South Australian Waters (coastal waters to 3 nautical miles)

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Fisheries Management Officer - Policy
Department of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia
PO Box 282
PORT ADELAIDE   SA   5015

Tel: +61 8 8226 2962
Fax: +61 8 8226 0434

Notes

The Department of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia manages permits for scientific research in South Australian coastal waters.

3. Calperum and Taylorville Stations

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (Australian Government)

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research. The Competent National Authority can provide further information.

4. South-east Commonwealth Marine Reserve Network

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Key contacts

South-east Region Manager
Marine Protected Areas Management
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA   ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 1111

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

5. The Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)

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Key contacts

The Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)
Marine Protected Areas Management South
Marine and Biodiversity Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA   ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 1062

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

6. Commonwealth waters adjacent to South Australia (seaward from 3 nautical miles to the edge of the Exclusive Economic Zone)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (Australian Government)

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

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Australian Government Land (other than a Reserve) in South Australia

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (Australian Government)

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research. The Competent National Authority can provide further information.