The key objectives of the Foundation are to:
- Conserve, protect, enhance and promote the ecology of the Port River and Barker Inlet Estuary, and the benefits thus provided.
- Support, undertake, facilitate and monitor eco-engineering to safeguard shorelines, community assets and the habitat of estuarine species, from rising sea levels.
- Facilitate research, education and training relevant to the conservation, protection and restoration of, and carbon sequestration in, the Port River and Barker Inlet Estuary.
- Pursue the objects of the Foundation in collaboration with local residents, community organisations, industries, corporations, and governments.