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Enjoy nature’s show from a distance

Published 23/08/2016

As Migaloo and other whales continue migrating through the Great Barrier Reef, whale-watching enthusiasts and visitors are reminded to keep a safe distance for the safety of whales and onlookers.

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Mackay coral collector is a reef champion

Published 23/08/2016

A Mackay marine aquarium fish and coral collector is the second of his trade to be inducted into the Great Barrier Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Reef Guardians Program.

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Trawler operator fined for green zone breach

Published 16/08/2016

A Cairns prawn trawler operator has been fined $15,000 for fishing in a green zone in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park after a monitoring system tracked the vessel’s movements.

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Features

ABC Open showcases maritime heritage

Pete Illidge maritime archaeologist describes seeing a historic shipwreck in the Great Barrier Reef for the first time.


Corporate information

Online flipbook: read about our work managing the Great Barrier Reef.


Reef 2050 Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Program

A coordinated and integrated monitoring program for measuring success of the Reef 2050 Long-term Sustainability Plan.


Coral bleaching

Latest updates about coral bleaching.


Field Management Program annual report summary 2014-15

Turtle conservation, protecting cultural heritage and responding to incidents is in a day’s work for field officers of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service joint Field Management Program.


Report an incident

You can help protect the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by reporting incidents and suspected illegal activity you have witnessed.