Compliance and Zoning

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Shipping master fined $17,500 for navigating no-go zone

Published 16/08/2018

A commercial shipping master caught navigating a tow vessel in a no-go zone in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park was convicted and fined $17,500 in the

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Great Barrier Reef visitors: report poaching and protect the Reef

Published 15/08/2018

There’s renewed calls for all visitors to the Great Barrier Reef to report suspected illegal activity following

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New public moorings protect southern Great Barrier Reef

Published 17/07/2018

Boaties visiting the southern Great Barrier Reef are encouraged to use 23 new public moorings recently installed to help minimise anchor damage to coral

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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 pa

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Multi-partner illegal recreational fishing blitz nets Reef poachers

Published 04/05/2018

An intensive blitz targeting anglers fishing illegally in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park restricted zones offshore Gladstone saw 21 offences detected ov

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Failure to pay fine costs recreational fisher $3500 and conviction

Published 05/04/2018

A recreational fisher caught poaching from a highly protected no-go zone in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park was convicted and fined $3500 in the Tull

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Yeppoon to Town of 1770: fish in a no-take green zone and risk a $2100 fine

Published 21/03/2018

Recreational fishers poaching from Great Barrier Reef Marine Park no-take green zones between Yeppoon and the Town of 1770 are the target of an Easter h

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Indigenous rangers offer invaluable support to Reef and sea country

Published 01/03/2018

Seventeen Indigenous rangers will become marine park inspectors today, boosting the ability of Traditional Owners and local communities to help protect

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Reef crack down nets 54 illegal fishing offences during festive period

Published 08/02/2018

Fifty-four illegal recreational fishing offences were detected in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over the six week Christmas holiday period, accordi

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Repeat commercial fishing offenders banned from fishing in the Marine Park

Published 11/01/2018

Two commercial fishers are banned from fishing or collecting in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – both commercially and recreationally –

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