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Reef peak period enjoyed by visitors

Published 08/04/2013

The Easter holiday period is traditionally a busy time out on the water and this year saw most people doing the right thing in the Marine Park.

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New chairman appointed to Cairns marine advisory group

Published 03/04/2013

A senior fisheries and conservation manager has been elected as the new chairman of the Cairns Local Marine Advisory Committee.

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Easter, camping, fishing, zoning

Published 27/03/2013

Camping spot booked, check; fishing rods in, check; camping permit organised and free zoning map in hand, check.

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Plan to protect historic Great Barrier Reef lightstation

Published 15/03/2013

Isolation, cyclones and a quiet existence for raising children — this is what awaited lightkeepers on Dent Island.

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New wheels for sick turtles

Published 08/03/2013

A new turtle ambulance is about to hit the road to give stranded marine turtles a better chance of survival.

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Reef HQ Aquarium goes for gold at national tourism awards

Published 14/02/2013

Reef HQ Aquarium will represent Queensland at the Australian Tourism Awards on Friday 15 February.

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North Rockhampton State High School rewarded for environmental efforts

Published 01/02/2013

Students at North Rockhampton State High School are doing great work with their community on local environmental projects.

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Strict conditions placed on approval for Abbot Point permit

Published 31/01/2013

The application by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation to dispose of dredge spoil at a deepwater location offshore of Abbot Point has been approved.

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Reef named after marine science pioneer

Published 24/01/2013

Patricia Mather's contribution to marine science has been recognised with the naming of a reef in her honour.

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Season's greetings

Published 08/01/2013

Important contact information for when our offices are closed over the Christmas break.

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Going fishing over the holidays? Know your zones first

Published 18/12/2012

Grab a zoning map if you're heading out on the water over summer.

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Tackling climate change on the Great Barrier Reef

Published 06/12/2012

A new plan to tackle climate change on the Great Barrier Reef was officially launched.

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Hall State School rewarded for helping protect the Great Barrier Reef

Published 27/11/2012

A Rockhampton school has scooped an environmental accolade for the protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

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Hervey Bay State High School rewarded for helping protect the Great Barrier Reef

Published 21/11/2012

Hervey Bay State High School has scooped an award for protecting their local environment and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Cleveland school rewarded for helping protect the Great Barrier Reef

Published 21/11/2012

The students and teachers at Cleveland District State High School are doing amazing environmental work to reduce, reuse and recycle waste at their school.

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