Tips for enjoying the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park this Easter

Published 30/03/2015

Going fishing or camping in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over Easter? Make sure you plan ahead by double checking where you can camp and fish.

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Great Barrier Reef protected zones

Published 27/03/2015

News release from the Australian Institute of Marine Science and James Cook University about the abundance of coral trout in protected 'green zones' in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Stingray target training hits the mark

Published 27/03/2015

The memory and intelligence of stingrays is being put to the test as part of unique research into the animals’ learning behaviour — and so far, they’ve passed with flying colours.

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Compiling and expanding knowledge of dredging

An independent panel of experts has brought together existing scientific knowledge of how dredging and dredge disposal impacts on the Great Barrier Reef.

Current conditions on the Reef

Each summer, we assess the health of reefs, as this part of the year poses a greater risk of extreme weather, particularly heat waves, cyclones and flooding.

Reef 2050 Long-term Sustainability Plan

The Australian and Queensland governments' Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan provides an overarching strategy for managing the Great Barrier Reef.

Corporate information

Online flipbook: read about our work managing the Great Barrier Reef.

New video: exploring our historic heritage

Meet Pete Illidge — our maritime archaeologist who is passionate about exploring shipwrecks in the Great Barrier Reef.

Audio: Life on the Reef and Raine Island

Our species conservation expert Dr Mark Read talks with ABC Radio about the Life on the Reef documentary series and protecting turtles at remote Raine Island.