Crews continue to keep eye on the Reef

Published 25/05/2018

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.

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Training program a win-win for Indigenous rangers and Reef

Published 16/05/2018

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.

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Aquarium adds a splash of colour to waterfront

Published 14/05/2018

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.

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Annual Report 2016–17

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.

Caretaker services for Low Isles

We’re seeking tenders for caretaker services at Low Isles. More information, including how potential suppliers must supply their submission, is available on the AusTender website. Closing date is 31 May 2018 at 3.00pm (ACT Local Time).