Two crew members of a bulk carrier, the MV Bulk Ingenuity, have been fined a total of $125,000 after travelling outside a designated shipping area within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Read full article
The 2014 Future Leaders Eco Challenge is off to a great start with Burdekin students in the field learning about local ecosystem connections to the Reef.Read full article
The Yirrganydji people have launched a Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement which outlines how they will manage their sea country, between Cairns and Port Douglas.
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Queensland Minister for National Parks Steve Dickson met with Traditional Owners in Cairns recently.
The Great Barrier Reef and its amazing inhabitants will be better protected for Queenslanders and tourists to enjoy thanks to the launch of a new $5 million vessel, the ‘Reef Ranger’.
The latest Reef Plan report card measures the progress being made in the farming and grazing sectors to improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
UNESCO welcomed Australia’s progress in managing the Great Barrier Reef — its decision on the status of the Reef is deferred until 2015.
Each summer, we assess the health of reefs, as this part of the year poses a greater risk of coral bleaching, extreme weather and flooding.
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