Statement by Dr Russell Reichelt, Chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.Read full article
A new, clearer application and assessment process for permits to operate in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has come in to effect.Read full article
A $20,000 fine and conviction for illegal commercial fishing in the Gladstone region shows there are serious consequences for commercial operators repeatedly threatening Great Barrier Reef resilience.Read full article
Information on the Great Barrier Reef Summit — Managing for Resilience — which took place on 24 and 25 May 2017 and involved over 70 regional, national and international delegates.
We recently provided input to the Australian Department of Environment and Energy on the climate change policies and review discussion paper.
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's 2017–18 Corporate Plan sets out our strategic direction, work plan and outlines how we'll increase our capabilities over the next four years.
A new online application portal has been launched to allow applicants to submit Marine Parks permit applications and to manage their existing permits and contact details.
From 2 August 2017 there are new rules in place to better protect the Whitsundays area, one of the iconic areas of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Have your say on the draft environmental values and water quality objectives under the Environmental Protection Policy (EPP Water).
There are many ways you can get involved and show your support for the Great Barrier Reef.
- Zoning Maps
- Images for downloading
- News releases
- Permit information
- Reef in Brief e-newsletter
- Freedom of Information
- Work with us
- Community consultation
- Help protect the Reef
- Join a monitoring program
- Become a Reef Guardian
- Report an incident
- Visit Reef HQ Aquarium
- Donate to the Turtle Hospital
- Out on the water