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Local fishers haul in welcome funding boost

Published 26/02/2015

Valuable fish tagging efforts by volunteers have received a helping hand thanks to a donation by the Burnett Local Marine Advisory Committee.

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Penalty for three strikes given to commercial fisher

Published 24/02/2015

A commercial fisher has become the first person to be banned from fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park under ‘three strikes’ legislation.

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Trawl fisher becomes Reef Guardian

Published 20/02/2015

GBRMPA is proud to welcome commercial trawl operator Neil Mogensen as an official Reef Guardian.

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Features

Audio - Life on the Reef and Raine Island

Our species conservation expert Dr Mark Read talks with ABC Radio about the Life on the Reef documentary series and protecting turtles at remote Raine Island.


Life on the Reef

A new three-part television series showcases the Reef’s beauty and the people who live and work near this great natural wonder — currently screening on ABC1 and iView.


Nominations open for Local Marine Advisory Committee members

Do you have a keen interest in the Great Barrier Reef and your local region? Nominate for your Local Marine Advisory Committee.


Public consultation

Public comments are invited on the Mission Beach safe boating infrastructure proposal.


Marine managers investigating cyclone impact

We're investigating how category five cyclone Marcia affected habitats, plants and animals in reefs and islands between St Lawrence and Gladstone.


Reef Guardian Schools annual activities

The 2015 Reef Guardian School Annual Awards and Ripples of Change winners have been announced.