World Heritage Committee draft decision: statement

Published 29/05/2015

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority strongly welcomes the World Heritage Committee’s draft decision to recommend that the Great Barrier Reef retains its world heritage listing.

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Shen Neng 1 grounding: statement

Published 27/05/2015

The Commonwealth is seeking damages from the owner of Shen Neng 1 for the cost of remediation of the Douglas shoal or, as an alternative, orders requiring remediation of the shoal by the ship’s owner.

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Hunt signs Great Barrier Reef permanent and historic dredge disposal ban

Published 18/05/2015

Regulations to implement the Coalition's historic ban on the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have been signed off by the Government.

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Protecting our maritime cultural heritage

Two nationally significant RAAF Second World War aircraft wrecks are now protected in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Tourism Weekly Monitoring Surveys

Tourism Weekly Monitoring is one of the largest tourism-based coral reef monitoring collaborations on the planet, watch Emma's story about keeping an Eye on the Reef.

Aspiring young video makers – win an iPad or GoPro

Competition: Produce a video to help create awareness about marine debris across the Great Barrier Reef.

Reef in Brief e-newsletter

Check out the latest news, videos and sightings from across the Great Barrier Reef.

Finding the crown-of-thorns starfish

How do you spot the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish, given their tendency to hide? Chris Jones from our Eye on the Reef program explains.

Current GBRMPA vacancies

Interested in working with us? Check out our current job vacancies.