Post-graduate students passionate about the Great Barrier Reef are encouraged to apply for the Reef Guardian Research grants now open through the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.Read full article
Ramping up compliance and protecting resilient reefs — among the top 10 actions that will be used to manage the Great Barrier Reef under the Reef Blueprint launched today.Read full article
A master of a coastal trading vessel was convicted and fined $5000 in the Cairns Magistrates Court last week for being in charge of a ship that entered a shipping exclusion area in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Read full article
On the 1 January 2018 three remaining amendments to the Whitsundays Plan of Management commence. These amendments relate to the definition of a year, significant bird sites, and aircraft taxiing at Whitehaven Beach.
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.
We recently provided input to the Australian Department of Environment and Energy on the climate change policies review discussion paper.
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.
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.
Interested in working with us? Check out our current job vacancies.
There are many ways you can get involved and show your support for the Great Barrier Reef.
- Zoning Maps
- Images for downloading
- News releases
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- 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
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