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Hitting the water these school holidays? Remember your zoning map

Published 24/06/2015

Fishers heading out to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park for the school holidays are reminded to pick up a free zoning map and keep an eye on their location before dropping a line.

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Lady Musgrave Reef site management arrangements open for comment

Published 18/06/2015

Draft site management arrangements for Lady Musgrave Reef — the southernmost cay in the Capricorn Cays National Park — are now open for public consultation until 22 July 2015.

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Turtle handling a top priority for Indigenous rangers

Published 09/06/2015

The Yuku Baja Muliku rangers recently shared their turtle handling skills with local fisherman and marine park rangers in Cooktown.

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Features

Audio: UNESCO draft decision

ABC Radio's interview with Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Chairman Russell Reichelt.


Reef in Brief e-newsletter

Check out the latest news from across the Great Barrier Reef.


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.


Protecting our maritime cultural heritage

Two nationally significant RAAF Second World War aircraft wrecks are now protected in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Tourism Weekly Monitoring Surveys

Tourism Weekly Monitoring is one of the largest tourism-based coral reef monitoring collaborations on the planet, watch Emma's story about keeping an Eye on the Reef.


Finding the crown-of-thorns starfish

How do you spot the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish, given their tendency to hide? Chris Jones from our Eye on the Reef program explains.