Tourism operators continue to show significant interest in the Eye on the Reef program with this month’s training sessions recording some of the highest participation rates in recent history.Since 2009, trained operators and their crews have submitted thousands of surveys and information on reef health through the monitoring program run by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.Read full article
Twenty-three Indigenous rangers from across Queensland are brushing up on their compliance and enforcement knowledge and will join marine managers on patrols in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Funded by the Australian Government, the rangers are completing a nationally-accredited Certificate IV in Government Investigations (Regulatory Compliance) at Mungalla Station near Forrest Beach from 13-19 May.Read full article
Stunning works by international illustrator and street-artist Wosnan have kick-started a three-phase project to rejuvenate an iconic attraction in the heart of Townsville.Wosnan, of Columbia, recently undertook a week long residency at Reef HQ Aquarium to paint a mythical coral creature and marine turtles on the building’s outer wall overlooking Ross River.Read full article
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During 2016–17 the Authority increased its focus on building the Reef’s resilience through management interventions. Pressures from weather events, coral bleaching and disease, and crown-of-thorns starfish highlighted the need for action to ensure the long-term health of the Reef.
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