Girringun ranger exercise targets illegal activities on country

Published 24/10/2014

Conducting patrols in the sky, on the land and on the sea was all in a weekend’s work for Indigenous rangers at an exercise near Townsville, as part of efforts to spot and report illegal activities.

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New committee members to advise on Reef tourism

Published 21/10/2014

Helping to ensure tourism use remains ecologically sustainable will be one of the key roles of new members appointed to a Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority advisory committee.

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Community representatives hear plans for local Reef protection

Published 10/10/2014

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) will use a two-day workshop to outline the approach it will take at a local level to improve the health and resilience of one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.

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