Summer compliance blitz: "Fish in a protected zone and you will get caught"

Published 22/02/2017

Dedicated on-water and aerial patrols over the Christmas break resulted in 48 incidents of illegal recreational fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, with these breaches threatening the health and resilience of the Reef.

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More eyes needed to monitor Reef health

Published 21/02/2017

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the tourism industry are urging visitors and those who work in the Marine Park to monitor closely any impacts from unusually high water temperatures on the Reef.

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Schools win with Reef health initiatives

Published 02/02/2017

Twenty schools along the Queensland coast are being recognised for their focus on protecting the Great Barrier Reef in 2017.

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Coral bleaching

We’re receiving increasing reports of variable levels of bleaching across the Marine Park and we’re closely monitoring the situation.

Annual Report 2015–16

Our 2015–16 annual report details our work in managing one of the world's living treasures.

Now open 2017 Science for Management Awards

Doctorate and masters students in the physical, biological and social science fields throughout Australia can apply for our 2017 Science for Management Awards.

Field Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Find out more about the joint Field Management Program’s activities achievements for 2015-16.

World Heritage Marine Sites and Our Fight for Healthy Oceans

Article by Kristin Hettermann
World Heritage Marine Sites Focus on Reducing Illegal Fishing and Scale Up Monitoring of No-Take Zones.

Non-Ongoing Employment Register

We are currently seeking qualified licenced trades people for the following: carpenter, mechanical fitter, electrician and plumbers.