Townsville recreational fishers looking to reel in the big one over the Christmas holidays are urged to double-check the location of green zones before wetting a line.Read full article
Beach clean-ups, rehabilitating waterways, new waste management initiatives — just some of the actions by three far north Queensland councils over the last five years to protect the Great Barrier Reef.Read full article
A big green turtle that narrowly escaped being on a crocodile’s lunch menu, and a smaller green turtle found stranded in muddy mangroves, will be sent home to the Great Barrier Reef during a community event in Bowen.Read full article
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.
Public comments are invited on a proposal by Pacific Reef Fisheries (Bowen) Pty Ltd to expand its prawn farm at Guthalungra.
You can help protect the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by reporting incidents and suspected illegal activity you have witnessed.
Online flipbook: read about our work managing the Great Barrier Reef.
A crown-of-thorns starfish management program is protecting coral cover on the Reef.
View our new online photo gallery on Flickr.
There are many ways you can get involved and show your support for the Great Barrier Reef.
- Zoning Maps
- Images for downloading
- News releases
- Permit information
- Reef in Brief e-newsletter
- Freedom of Information
- Work with us
- Community consultation
- Help protect the Reef
- Join a monitoring program
- Become a Reef Guardian
- Report an incident
- Visit Reef HQ Aquarium
- Donate to the Turtle Hospital
- Out on the water