New eyes watch over the Reef

Published 27/07/2015

Keeping an eye on the health of the Great Barrier Reef is the focus of in-water training for Whitsunday tourism staff today.

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Fine slapped on illegal coral trout fishers

Published 24/07/2015

Two commercial coral trout fishers from Mackay have been fined a combined total of $11,000 after aerial surveillance detected the men fishing illegally in a green zone.

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Statement: World Heritage Committee final decision

Published 01/07/2015

We are delighted with the World Heritage Committee’s final decision that sees the Great Barrier Reef retain its world heritage listing.

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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.

Corporate information

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.