Protect your patch

The community of central Queensland town Seaforth is being urged to report people fishing illegally in their no-take green zones of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Seaforth has the largest non-compliance rate in the marine park, becoming the first no-take green zone to record 100 poaching offences.

Annual Report
Read our 2017-18 annual report, which highlights our work and achievements over the reporting period.
Reef facts
Did you know the Reef is bigger than Italy? Find out more facts about the Reef.
Reef Fact
Reef Facts
344,400 km 2

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is bigger than Italy.


Number of fish species in the Great Barrier Reef

Iconic animals

Did you know: six of the world's seven species of marine turtle are found in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Eye on the Reef

Our Eye on the Reef program enables anyone who visits the Great Barrier Reef to contribute to its long-term protection by collecting valuable information about reef health, marine animals and incidents.