Our work

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Threats to the Reef

Climate change is the biggest threat to the Great Barrier Reef. Find out about this and other threats to the Reef.

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Reef management

We work with government, industry and community to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Reef 2050 Plan

The Australian and Queensland governments' 35-year plan for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Reef 2050 Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Program

Our coordinated and integrated monitoring, modelling and reporting framework for the Great Barrier Reef and its adjacent catchment.

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Reef Blueprint

Our blueprint is designed around 10 key initiatives focused on delivering maximum benefits for Reef resilience.

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Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report

Published every five years, the Outlook Report is a detailed report on Reef health and management.

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Science for management

We use the best available knowledge to manage the Great Barrier Reef.

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Visitor contributions to the Reef

Visitors to the Reef using a tourism operation usually pay an environmental management charge.

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Our programs and projects

As Australia's lead managers of the Great Barrier Reef, we're involved in a range of programs and projects to manage and protect the Reef.

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  • Visit the Reef

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    Visit our Great Barrier Reef and discover its amazing animals, plants, and habitats.

  • What you can do

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    Everyone has a role to play in protecting our Great Barrier Reef. Find out what you can do to help protect this great Australian icon.

  • Report marine strandings

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    If you see sick, dead or stranded marine animals please call RSPCA QLD 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625)

  • Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef

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    A Vulnerability Assessment: of the issues that could have far-reaching consequences for the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Current Conditions

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    Current Conditions: Environmental and climatic forecasts for the Great Barrier Reef