Freedom of Information Disclosure Log

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) is required by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) s11C to publish a disclosure log on its website.  The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request.  This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • personal information about any person if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable';
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable';
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be 'unreasonable'; and
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

The information described in this disclosure log has been released by the GBRMPA under the FOI Act and is available for public access.

Access to documents listed in the disclosure log is available by writing to:

Freedom of Information Contact Officer
C/- Legal Services
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
PO Box 1379, Townsville, Q, 4810

or lodged via email to: foi@gbrmpa.gov.au

A charge may be imposed to reimburse the GBRMPA for the cost incurred in copying or reproducing the information or sending it to you.  There will be no charge for the time spent by the GBRMPA in processing the FOI request that led to this information being made available.  You will be notified if any charge is payable and required to pay the charge before the information is provided.

There may be documents in the disclosure log that are currently not available in HTML format.  If you are unable to read the format provided please contact the Freedom of Information Contact Officer via email at: foi@gbrmpa.gov.au

We will try to meet all reasonable requests for an alternative format of the document in a timely manner and at the lowest reasonable cost to you.

Information referred to in the GBRMPA's disclosure log will generally be removed after 12 months, unless the information has enduring public value.

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    Safe distance

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    Visit our Great Barrier Reef and discover its amazing plants, animals and habitats. There are a range of tourism experiences on offer.

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    Current Conditions logo promo image

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  • Reef Guardian Banana Farmer

    Banana Famer riding four wheeler

    Reef Guardian farmers are undertaking on-farm practices that are helping to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Watch the commercial.

  • Reef Guardian Cane Farmer

    Cane farmer, wife and daughter standing next to cane fields

    Reef Guardian farmers are forward-thinking producers who are doing their bit for the Reef. Watch the commercial.

  • Reef Guardian Fisher

    Fishing family and staff posing for photo on fishing boat

    Reef Guardian fishers are fishing sustainably for the health of the Reef and their fishery. Watch the commercial.

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    Corral Collector standing next to a fishtank in the shop

    Coral Collectors hand pick corals from various locations to minimise impact and help The Great Barrier Reef. Watch the commercial.

  • Reef Guardian Council

    Reef Guardian Council Burdekin staff planting vegitation

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  • Reef Guardian School

    Reef Guardian school group standing in the shade of some trees

    Reef Guardian schools across Queensland are taking positive action for the environment. Watch the commercial.