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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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Ramped-up patrols to target illegal fishing hotspots this school holidays

Published 19/09/2017

Aerial and on-water patrols will be out in force over the September school holidays and the October long weekend as the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority cracks down on illegal recreational fishers at known hotspots.

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Green turtle ‘Littlefoot’— rescued, recovered and now ready to be released

Published 19/09/2017

Staff from the Reef HQ Aquarium Turtle Hospital head to The Strand in Townsville  to release the juvenile green turtle, Littlefoot.

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Douglas Reef Guardian Schools work together for the Reef

Published 19/09/2017

Douglas region students gather to learn how their actions and those of their community can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Whale hits and near misses prompt warning to take extra care on the water

Published 04/09/2017

Boaties are reminded to take extra care on the water and ensure they are familiar with safe approach distances following a whale strike and several near misses in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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Reef Guardian Schools work together for the Reef

Published 04/09/2017

Douglas region students will gather tomorrow (Tuesday 5 September) to learn how their actions and those of their community can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Cassowary Coast Reef Guardian Schools work together for the Reef

Published 30/08/2017

Cassowary Coast students will gather to learn how their actions and those of their community can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Primary school students keep Australia and the Reef beautiful

Published 23/08/2017

Townsville primary school students are getting together tomorrow (Thursday 24 August) to learn how reducing litter and waste can make a difference to the Great Barrier Reef and help keep Australia beautiful.

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Reef Guardians gather to build resilience for the Reef’s future

Published 22/08/2017

Mackay students will come together to learn how their actions and those of their community can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Look out for those below during whale season — even if you’re way above

Published 15/08/2017

With the whale migration season well underway for 2017, whale-watching enthusiasts and visitors to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park are reminded to keep a safe distance, for the safety of the whales and onlookers.

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Whitsundays Reef Guardians gather to build resilience for the Reef’s future

Published 08/08/2017

Whitsunday students will come together to learn how their actions and those of their community can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Bundaberg region students work together for the Reef

Published 02/08/2017

Students in the Bundaberg region will gather tomorrow (Thursday 3 August) to learn how their actions can make a difference to the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

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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 Marine Park.

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Charters Towers Reef Guardians workshop solutions to Reef threats

Published 25/07/2017

Students in Charters Towers will put their heads together tomorrow (Wednesday 26 July) to workshop solutions to the key threats to the Great Barrier Reef.

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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 research into the Great Barrier Reef’s key risks and threats.

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