Green zone restrictions imposed on commercial fisher

Published 27/08/2015

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has taken steps to prevent a twice-convicted commercial fisher from engaging in further illegal fishing, by barring them from anchoring in a green zone.

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Sharing sea country management knowledge with Easter Island

Published 25/08/2015

The success of locally-driven sea country management activities was internationally showcased this week when the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Indigenous Partnerships team met with visiting traditional owners of World Heritage-listed Rapa Nui. 

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Local Management Advisory Committees ready for reef management challenge

Published 13/08/2015

Great Barrier Reef Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC) members began their new three year term this month and have now held their first formal meetings to discuss local reef management issues and to provide  advice to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.  

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TEDx talk about the Great Barrier Reef

Watch now: our marine biologist Fiona Merida shared her passion for the Great Barrier Reef in a TEDx talk.

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

$8 million for Great Barrier Reef monitoring and reporting programme

As part of our commitment to protect and improve the long-term health of the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian Government will invest $8 million to roll out the monitoring and reporting programme of the Reef 2050 Plan.

Over $485 million in Reef investments this year

Investment by the Australian and Queensland Governments, industry and the community in the Great Barrier Reef exceeded more than $485 million in 2014/15 alone, according to the new Investment Baseline released today.

Ban on capital dredge material disposal

The Australian Government has established a new regulation that ends the disposal of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from capital dredging projects such as port developments.