Past editions - Reef in Brief
- Issue 65 - Season's greetings 12 December 2016
- Issue 64 - Share your thoughts on Reef management 2 November 2016
- Issue 63 - False headlines paint Reef health picture wrong 19 October 2016
- Issue 62 - Out-of-court settlement for Shen Neng 1 case, 21 September 2016
- Issue 61 - Trawler operator fined 22 August 2016
- Issue 60 - Monitoring for management 15 July 2016
- Issue 59 - Ocean pioneer honoured 6 June 2016
- Issue 58 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 3 June 2016
- Issue 57 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 27 May 2016
- Issue 56 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 20 May 2016
- Issue 55 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 13 May 2016
- Issue 54 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 6 May 2016
- Issue 53 - Having a whale of a time on the Great Barrier Reef
- Issue 52 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 29 April 2016
- Issue 51 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 22 April 2016
- Issue 50 - Celebrating Heritage Week
- Issue 49 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 15 April 2016
- Issue 48 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 8 April 2016
- Issue 47 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 4 April 2016
- Issue 46 - Coral mortality rises in the far north
- Issue 45 - New vessel boosts Reef patrols
- Issue 44 - Happy New Year
- Issue 43 - Season's greetings
- Issue 42 - Turtle nesting, marine archaeology, pink manta ray
- Issue 41 - Great Barrier Reef Clean-up success
- Issue 40 - Celebrate the Reef!
- Issue 39 - Tackling illegal fishing
- Issue 38 - Reef monitoring, reporting and rare sighting
- Issue 37 - Happy World Environment Day
- Issue 36 - Celebrating 40 years
- Issue 35 - Green zones boost coral trout numbers
- Issue 34 - Reef surveys, new Reef Guardian, fish tagging boost and more...
- Issue 33 - TV series to showcase life on the Reef
- Issue 32 - Turtle time on the Reef
- Issue 31 - Season's greetings from GBRMPA
- Issue 30 - Reef on show at World Parks Congress
- Issue 29 - Reef 2050 open for consultation
- Issue 28 - Major reports strengthen Reef management
- Issue 27 - Celebrating 10 years since the revised Marine Park zoning Plan began
- Issue 26 - Great Barrier Reef Report Card released
- Issue 25 - Crown-of-thorns control milestone reached
- Issue 24 - Heritage in focus
- Issue 23 - Keeping an eye on the Reef
- Issue 22 - Permit approved for Abbot Point
- Issue 21 - Have your say on Great Barrier Reef and coastal zone management
- Issue 20 - Season's greetings from GBRMPA
- Issue 19 - Honouring a Reef pioneer, Ron Taylor remembered
- Issue 18 - Public consultation open on Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment
- Issue 17 - Reef management on the world stage at ICRI General Meeting in Belize
- Issue 16 - New Minister announced
- Issue 15 - Further crown-of-thorns starfish control measure funding announced
- Issue 14 - New member of the GBRMPA board appointed
- Issue 13 - Biodiversity Conservation Strategy finalised
- Issue 12 - Encouraging progress in improving water quality to the Reef
- Issue 11 - Control program culls more than 60,000 crown-of-thorns starfish
- Issue 10 - State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
- Issue 9 - Watch out turtles about!
- Issue 8 - Action to protect the Reef from climate change
- Issue 7 - GBRMPA Chairman reappointed for a second five-year term
- Issue 6 - AIMS research shows decline in coral cover
- Issue 5 - Have your say on our biodiversity protection plan
- Issue 4 - Experts from over 20 countries join forces for Reef protection
- Issue 3 - World Heritage Committee decides status of Reef
- Issue 2 - UNESCO releases State of Conservation Report
- Issue 1 - Call for nominations for Local Marine Advisory Committees
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