Mr Simon Woodley
Adjunct Associate Professor
Address 6 Kookaburra Place, Darlington, WA 6018, Australia
Phone/fax +61 8 9252 1220
Mobile0403 305 162
Master of Applied Science (James Cook University, Townsville)
Bachelor of Arts (Australian National University, Canberra)
Director: S & J Woodley Pty Ltd - consultants in marine and coastal planning and management
Adjunct Associate Professor: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD.
Chair: Conservation, Heritage and Indigenous Partnerships Reef Advisory Committee, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, QLD.
2000 – present Consultant in marine and coastal planning and management –marine protected area planning and management, group facilitation, applied research and monitoring, teaching and capacity building.
1998 – 2000CEO CRC Reef Research Centre, Townsville
1978 – 1998 Senior management positions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville
1961 – 1978Australian Government, Perth and Canberra
Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, India, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong.
Planning, establishment and management of marine protected areas in Australia and overseas
Design and delivery of applied research for industry and reef management
provision of expert advice and facilitation of marine and coastal management issues in Australia and overseas
teaching and capacity building – teaching post-graduate and undergraduate courses in Australian universities; capacity building and training in marine protected area management in Australia and overseas.
Lawrence D, R. Kenchington and S. Woodley. 2002. The Great Barrier Reef: Finding the Right Balance MUP.
Ottesen P. and S. Woodley. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - Research for Better Management. in. Science and the Management of Protected Areas; 1991 May 14-1991 May 19; Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada. New York: Elsevier; 1992.
Woodley S. 2003. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: A Bold Experiment. Invited paper to International Seminar “Coastal Management Tools for successful regional partnerships and initiatives” Dean Rusk Center University of Athens Georgia USA. June 13-14 2003.
Woodley S., T. Harvey, A. Jones and D. McB. Williams.2006. World Heritage Research: Making a Difference - CRC Reef: Research, Education and Capacity Building 1999-2006 CRC Reef Research Centre Townsville
Woodley S. 2006 Science and Natural Resource Policy and Management - Invited Paper to Workshop on the Application of Sensor Networks to Natural Resource Management – AIMS, Townsville 5 December 2006