Celebrating Great Barrier Reef heritage

Published 13/04/2017

It is Heritage Week from 16 to 24 April 2017 and we are celebrating our diverse Great Barrier Reef heritage with a series of free talks for the public.

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Aerial survey results help inform Great Barrier Reef recovery and resilience actions

Published 10/04/2017

Results from recent aerial surveys of the Great Barrier Reef will be used to target recovery efforts in those areas worst affected by this year’s coral bleaching event, as well as boost the resilience of those parts that remain largely unscathed.

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Shark control program continues in Marine Park

Published 31/03/2017

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has issued approval to the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to continue its shark control program at specified beach locations in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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Reef health

Our latest information on mass coral bleaching and the impact of severe tropical cyclone Debbie.

Whitsundays Plan of Management

The Whitsundays Plan of Management is being reviewed. Following tropical cyclone Debbie, if you need an extension to comment on the draft plan please contact us.

Draft environmental values and water quality objectives

The Queensland Government is seeking comments on draft environmental values and water quality objectives for Queensland waters under the Environmental Protection (Water) Policy (EPP Water).

Cost recovery implementation statements

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is required to implement the Australian Government’s cost recovery policy which applies to all agencies covered by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Current GBRMPA vacancies

Interested in working with us? Check out our current job vacancies.

Field Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

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