Coral trout fishers fined for green zone breaches

Published 02/09/2015

Two Cairns commercial coral trout fishers have been fined a total of $10,000 for fishing offences in a green zone in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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Green zone restrictions imposed on commercial fisher

Published 27/08/2015

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has taken steps to prevent a twice-convicted commercial fisher from engaging in further illegal fishing, by barring them from anchoring in a green zone.

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Sharing sea country management knowledge with Easter Island

Published 25/08/2015

The success of locally-driven sea country management activities was internationally showcased this week when the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Indigenous Partnerships team met with visiting traditional owners of World Heritage-listed Rapa Nui. 

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TEDx talk about the Great Barrier Reef

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$8 million for Great Barrier Reef monitoring and reporting programme

As part of our commitment to protect and improve the long-term health of the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian Government will invest $8 million to roll out the monitoring and reporting programme of the Reef 2050 Plan.

Over $485 million in Reef investments this year

Investment by the Australian and Queensland Governments, industry and the community in the Great Barrier Reef exceeded more than $485 million in 2014/15 alone, according to the new Investment Baseline released today.

Ban on capital dredge material disposal

The Australian Government has established a new regulation that ends the disposal of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from capital dredging projects such as port developments.