Dedicated on-water and aerial patrols over the Christmas break resulted in 48 incidents of illegal recreational fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, with these breaches threatening the health and resilience of the Reef.Read full article
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the tourism industry are urging visitors and those who work in the Marine Park to monitor closely any impacts from unusually high water temperatures on the Reef.Read full article
We’re receiving increasing reports of variable levels of bleaching across the Marine Park and we’re closely monitoring the situation.
Our 2015–16 annual report details our work in managing one of the world's living treasures.
Doctorate and masters students in the physical, biological and social science fields throughout Australia can apply for our 2017 Science for Management Awards.
Find out more about the joint Field Management Program’s activities achievements for 2015-16.
Article by Kristin Hettermann
World Heritage Marine Sites Focus on Reducing Illegal Fishing and Scale Up Monitoring of No-Take Zones.
We are currently seeking qualified licenced trades people for the following: carpenter, mechanical fitter, electrician and plumbers.
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