In the lead up to each summer, we assess the potential weather impacts that the Great Barrier Reef may be exposed to over the coming months. This year, we're closely monitoring the risks that the current strong El Niño poses to the Reef.Read full article
A two-day course in marine archaeology in Townsville this week, aims to boost the protection of the Great Barrier Reef’s rich maritime heritage, including an estimated 800 historic shipwrecks.Read full article
Twenty Indigenous rangers from nine locations in Far North Queensland have started the journey to become marine park inspectors with compliance qualifications that will help protect the Great Barrier Reef.
We are looking at ways to improve the permission system and would like your feedback.
Public comment is invited on an application by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to continue operating its shark control program.
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Tourism Weekly Monitoring is one of the largest tourism-based coral reef monitoring collaborations on the planet. Watch Eric's story about keeping an Eye on the Reef.
In 2014–15, we partnered in the development of the Reef 2050 Plan, released Outlook Report 2014, and banned capital dredge disposal in the Marine Park.
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