News release from the Australian Institute of Marine Science and James Cook University about the abundance of coral trout in protected 'green zones' in the Great Barrier Reef.Read full article
The memory and intelligence of stingrays is being put to the test as part of unique research into the animals’ learning behaviour — and so far, they’ve passed with flying colours.Read full article
An independent panel of experts has brought together existing scientific knowledge of how dredging and dredge disposal impacts on the Great Barrier Reef.
Public moorings are installed at popular Marine Park locations for all Reef visitors to use and Reef Protection Areas are in place to protect coral. Check locations for Lizard Island to Innisfail, Mission Beach to Townsville and the Whitsundays.
Each summer, we assess the health of reefs, as this part of the year poses a greater risk of extreme weather, particularly heat waves, cyclones and flooding.
The Australian and Queensland governments' Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan provides an overarching strategy for managing the Great Barrier Reef.
Public comments are invited on a proposal to ban disposal of capital dredge material in the Marine Park.
Online flipbook: read about our work managing the Great Barrier Reef.
There are many ways you can get involved and show your support for the Great Barrier Reef.
- Zoning Maps
- Images for downloading
- News releases
- Permit information
- Reef in Brief e-newsletter
- Freedom of Information
- 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