2017

First Indigenous council welcomed into Reef Guardian program

Published 22/11/2017

A far north Queensland Indigenous community is the latest local government area to formally express their support for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Statement - marine fatalities

Published 20/11/2017

Statement by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority about marine fatalities.

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Australian oceanographer honoured in new reef naming

Published 20/11/2017

The life and work of late Australian scientist Dr Don Kinsey AM is being celebrated with a reef within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park named in his h

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Release of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority governance review

Published 05/10/2017

Statement by Dr Russell Reichelt, Chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

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Dr Evelyn Scott AO

Published 22/09/2017

Statement by Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Chairman Russell Reichelt about Dr Evelyn Scott AO.

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New rules to better protect and enable access to the Whitsundays

Published 01/08/2017

New rules coming in to effect tomorrow (2 August 2017) will better protect the Whitsundays area, one of the iconic areas of the Great Barrier Reef Marin

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Early career Reef researchers receive a boost

Published 20/07/2017

Ten Queensland post-graduate students will receive nearly $17,000 worth of grants from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority for ground-breaking

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Welcoming UNESCO decision

Published 07/07/2017

Statement by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority about the World Heritage Committee’s 41st session held in July 2017 in Krakow

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Living memorial for Australian conservationist

Published 02/06/2017

Felicity Wishart spent her entire career working as an advocate for the conservation of nature and especially the Great Barrier Reef — and now a r

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Reef Summit sets new course of action for the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/05/2017

A blueprint to respond to coral bleaching and other recent impacts on the Great Barrier Reef was the focus of this week’s two-day Reef Summit in T

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