Ngalpa ukapalamik a kaymel kunakan gasamka muluka mathamka gegyadh may ngalpun Maluw a danalgaw pawaw. Ngalpa apasik ngalpun thumayawayay lagaka a Dagamuka thumagasamka ngalpun danalgaw pawa a ngurpay ngalpun mabaygika. 

Let’s be united with striving to reduce impacts to sea country and cultural heritage. Respecting our Indigenous Protected Areas is important given their immense cultural significance to our people.

Cygnet Repu, Mabuyag Elder, Maluiligal (Western Islands, Torres Strait)
Coastal land and sea are some of the most valued and productive environments in the world. The stewardship of our coasts is a shared responsibility and needs proactive collaborations and governance to protect and sustain its natural, cultural and social richness. There are ongoing challenges for the conservation, inclusive management, and sustainable use of coastal assets.  
Key Findings
Find out the main messages of the report. Each chapter has 10 key points that summarise the findings of the chapter.
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Outlook and impacts
Where are we headed? Understand the outlook of our coastal environment, based on how it is tracking now and how we are managing it. Also find out how recent change will affect our health and wellbeing.
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How are the different aspects of our coasts tracking? Explore the condition of Australian beaches, shorelines and waterways, and coastal ecosystems, habitats and species.
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What are the pressures on our coasts? Identify the main climate, human and industry pressures on our coasts and find out how they are affecting environmental health.
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How effective is our management of the coastal environment? Discover the main environmental management interventions and actions, and how well they protect our coasts and minimise the impact of pressures.
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Chapter resources
Find out about the chapter authors and their analysis approach, the artwork appearing in the chapter, and the available supplementary material.
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