Monitoring the environment

Monitoring Victoria’s marine environment


The objectives of EPA’s marine monitoring program are to:

  • assess current environmental quality and trends in condition over time
  • identify current and emerging environmental risks and potential sources of harm
  • investigate any significant risks that require detailed investigation
  • assess interventions and management actions to protect and improve water quality
  • provide information for the development of policy objectives to protect human health and ecosystems.

Page last updated on 14 Jun 2016