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The 29th NSW Coastal Conference will be held in Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW. Located in The Tweed, Kingscliff is part of one of Australia’s most picturesque coastlines.
The NSW Coastal Conference Committee invites you to participate in our 29th Annual NSW Coastal Conference, co-hosted this year by Byron Shire Council and Tweed Shire Council. The Conference will be held from 17th – 19th November 2021 at Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW. A pre-conference workshop will be held on the 16th November.
The NSW Coastal Conference has grown to become one of the most successful coastal industry events held in Australia. The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public.
The 29th Annual NSW Coastal Conference will be held in Kingscliff located in the Tweed Shire on the NSW North Coast.
Past conferences have been held in Terrigal (2019), Merimbula (2018), Port Stephens (2017), Coffs Harbour (2016), Forster (2015), Shoalhaven (2014), Port Macquarie (2013), Kiama (2012), Tweed (2011), Batemans Bay (2010), Ballina (2009), Wollongong (2008), Yamba (2007), Coffs Harbour (2006) and Narooma (2005).
The conference is a three-day event which comprises of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, panel discussions, workshops. field trips (addressing some of the local coastal, estuary and marine management issues), networking events and the Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards.
Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards
The Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards are presented to publicly recognise and acknowledge the contributions of individuals, groups, organisations and agencies toward the ecologically sustainable management of the NSW coastal zone. The Awards will be presented on the evening of Thursday 18th November at the NSW Coastal Conference Dinner. Award finalists are encouraged to attend the Conference Dinner.
The Award Categories Include:
- Ruth Readford Award for Lifetime Achievement
- Community Involvement
- Local Government
- The Emeritus Professor Bruce Thom AM Student Research
- Public Good Award
- Local Hero Award
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 6650 9800 if you have any further questions. Entries close Friday 8th October 2021.
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For further information regarding the 2021 NSW Coastal Conference please contact:
Conference Managers: East Coast Conferences
Amy McIntosh, Jayne Hindle, Jasmine Durbidge
Phone: (61-2) 6650 9800
Fax: (61-2) 6650 9700
Mobile: 0408 220 188
Postal: PO Box 848,
Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2450 Australia
ABN: 56 515 955 798 (East Coast Conferences)