2019 Outlook Report

Our Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2019 highlights the urgent need for our continued and accelerated action to improve the long-term outlook for the Great Barrier Reef.

Permit for Queensland Shark Control Program
Frequently asked questions about the Queensland Shark Control Program
Reef Guardians Grants Program
The 2019 Reef Guardian Stewardship and Reef Guardian Sea Country grants are now open.
Reef Fact
Reef Facts

The average depth of inshore waters - on outer reefs, continental slopes extend down more than 2000 metres

344,400 km2

Approximately half the size of Texas

Get involved

The Great Barrier Reef is facing a range of pressures and all actions — big or small — matter to the future of this amazing natural wonder.

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.