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No anchoring areas protect Keppel reefs

Published 21/06/2012

Community-initiated no anchoring areas are helping to protect reefs around the Keppel Islands in the southern Great Barrier Reef.

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Strong support for marine reserves in Australia

Published 15/06/2012

Welcoming Environment Minister Tony Burke's announcement of Australia's network of marine reserves.

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Reef Guardians reduce waste reaching the Reef

Published 14/06/2012

Students from Machans Beach State School are helping to protect the Great Barrier Reef through a drain stencilling project.

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Initiative saves turtles from toppling to their deaths

Published 30/05/2012

Around 50 green turtles have been saved at remote Raine Island.

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Reef Guardian Grazier showcases Reef stewardship

Published 28/05/2012

Fitroy River graziers are showing how the benefits of improved land management practices are flowing to the Great Barrier Reef.

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New schools pledge support for the Great Barrier Reef

Published 25/05/2012

St Lawrence State School is among 11 new schools supporting the Great Barrier Reef by signing up for the Reef Guardian Schools program.

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Reef Guardians make their mark on Biodiversity Day

Published 22/05/2012

Students from Southern Cross Catholic School will mark the International Day for Biodiversity by undertaking environmental projects.

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Workshop helps Traditional Owners protect sea country

Published 18/05/2012

An upcoming workshop will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples spot illegal activities in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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Students showcase Reef protection activities

Published 17/05/2012

The good work local schools are undertaking to help protect the Great Barrier Reef will be showcased when students meet up today.

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Traditional Owners release rehabilitated turtle

Published 16/05/2012

Traditional Owners and Reef managers will release a rehabilitated turtle into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Ingham on Thursday.

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Nominations now open for Whitsunday local marine advisory committee

Published 16/05/2012

Residents of the Whitsunday region with an interest in the Great Barrier Reef are invited to nominate for the Whitsunday Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC).

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Nominations now open Townsville local marine advisory committee

Published 16/05/2012

Residents with an interest in the Great Barrier Reef are invited to nominate for the Townsville Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC).

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Nominations now open for Mackay local marine advisory committee

Published 16/05/2012

Residents of the Mackay region with an interest in the Great Barrier Reef are invited to nominate for the Mackay Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC).

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Nominations now open Hinchinbrook local marine advisory committee

Published 16/05/2012

Residents with an interest in the Great Barrier Reef are invited to nominate for the Hinchinbrook Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC).

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Nominations now open for Gladstone local marine advisory committee

Published 16/05/2012

Residents with an interest in the Great Barrier Reef are invited to nominate for the Gladstone Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC).

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