Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt today approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports to expand its coal terminal at Abbot Point.Read full article
Baby corals are blooming on the Great Barrier Reef amid the wreckage left behind by cyclone Yasi.Read full article
The Federal Government is allocating an extra $1.1 million in funding to further protect the Reef from the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish.Read full article
Video: a new method is boosting efforts to control the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish
Honouring a Reef pioneer, pre-summer Reef checkup, farewell to Phillip the green sea turtle, these stories and more in our latest e-newsletter.
Hear more about the Great Barrier Reef strategic assessment and program reports, which are open for public consultation until 31 January 2014.
The Lama Lama Traditional Owners have launched their first Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement to protect their sea country. The agreement extends through Princess Charlotte Bay to the Normanby River in the South.
Volunteer community members are now the first line of defence for sick and stranded marine turtles.
Reef Plan 2013 was endorsed at the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum and is designed to ensure runoff from agriculture has no detrimental impact on the health and resilience of the Great Barrier Reef.
There are many ways you can get involved and show your support for the Great Barrier Reef.
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- Reef in Brief e-newsletter
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- 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