Scout’s Honour: Reef science is adventure plus

Published 13/02/2018

Scouts Australia kicked off International Year of the Reef with an adventure on the Great Barrier Reef, contributing to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s scientific understanding at the same time.

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Reef crack down nets 54 illegal fishing offences during festive period

Published 08/02/2018

Fifty-four illegal recreational fishing offences were detected in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over the six week Christmas holiday period, according to figures released today by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

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Government Response to the Review of Governance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

The Government’s Response will ensure the Authority is best placed to continue its important work with reef users, business, research, and government and non-government partners.

Get involved

Find out how you can help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Managing for a resilient Reef

Information on the Great Barrier Reef Summit — Managing for Resilience — which took place on 24 and 25 May 2017 and involved over 70 regional, national and international delegates.

Climate change policies review

We recently provided input to the Australian Department of Environment and Energy on the climate change policies review discussion paper.

Annual Report 2016–17

During 2016–17 the Authority increased its focus on building the Reef’s resilience through management interventions. Pressures from weather events, coral bleaching and disease, and crown-of-thorns starfish highlighted the need for action to ensure the long-term health of the Reef.