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Abbot Point - update 20 December 2013

Published 20/12/2013

We've extended the time for making a decision on the dredge disposal application under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act until 31 January 2014.

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Abbot Point decision

Published 11/12/2013

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt today approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports to expand its coal terminal at Abbot Point.

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Coral rebirth follows cyclone havoc

Published 10/12/2013

Baby corals are blooming on the Great Barrier Reef amid the wreckage left behind by cyclone Yasi.

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Little Leroy flippers out into the big wide world

Published 06/12/2013

The pint-sized patient that won the hearts of visitors and staff alike at Reef HQ Aquarium’s turtle hospital is on his way home.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 05/12/2013

Mackay residents interested in the future of the Great Barrier Reef are invited to attend a community information session on December 3.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 05/12/2013

Residents in the Rockhampton region who are interested in the future of the Great Barrier Reef are invited to attend a community information session.

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Gladstone community information session

Published 05/12/2013

Gladstone residents interested in the future of the Great Barrier Reef are invited to attend a community information session.

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Nesting season to track health of green turtles

Published 28/11/2013

Surveys conducted during this year’s turtle nesting season are expected to show if the population of green turtles is bouncing back.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/11/2013

Townsville residents interested in the future of the Great Barrier Reef are invited to attend a community information session on November 26.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 12/11/2013

Whitsunday residents are encouraged to have their say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef by attending an information session in Airlie Beach.

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Reef check-up ahead of summer

Published 12/11/2013

Near average sea surface temperature predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology for the next three months is good news for the Reef.

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Follow Phillip’s excellent new adventure

Published 29/10/2013

The public will be able to follow the adventures of Phillip the green sea turtle online when he is released back into the Marine Park.

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Reef named in honour of Shark Man – Ron Taylor

Published 25/10/2013

Ron Taylor captured marine life through the lens of a camera and shared his passion with the world, he will be immortalised with a reef naming.

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Reef Guardian Councils gather to support health of the Reef

Published 24/10/2013

Local council representatives from across Queensland hear about the importance of restoring coastal habitats as a way to improve Reef health.

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Stay mellow, follow rules in the yellow

Published 02/10/2013

One line, one hook — this is the simple practice fishers should remember when they’re out fishing in a Conservation Park (Yellow) Zone.

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