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Townsville students are reef champions

Published 12/09/2016

Hundreds of Townsville’s future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Townsville State High School tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Ingham and Cardwell students are reef champions

Published 07/09/2016

Ingham and Cardwell’s future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Rollingstone tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Douglas students are reef champions

Published 05/09/2016

Douglas’ future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Wonga Beach tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Cassowary Coast students are reef champions

Published 30/08/2016

The Cassowary Coast’s future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Wongaling Beach tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Capricorn Coast students are reef champions

Published 29/08/2016

The Capricorn Coast’s future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Yeppoon tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Gladstone students are reef champions

Published 26/08/2016

Gladstone’s future environmental leaders participated in a day of educational activities at Quoin Island yesterday to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Enjoy nature’s show from a distance

Published 23/08/2016

As Migaloo and other whales continue migrating through the Great Barrier Reef, whale-watching enthusiasts and visitors are reminded to keep a safe distance for the safety of whales and onlookers.

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Mackay coral collector is a reef champion

Published 23/08/2016

A Mackay marine aquarium fish and coral collector is the second of his trade to be inducted into the Great Barrier Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Reef Guardians Program.

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Bundaberg students are reef champions

Published 22/08/2016

Bundaberg’s future environmental leaders will participate in a day of educational activities at Moore Park tomorrow to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Whitsunday students are reef champions

Published 22/08/2016

Hundreds of the Whitsunday’s future environmental leaders participated in a day of educational activities to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Trawler operator fined for green zone breach

Published 16/08/2016

A Cairns prawn trawler operator has been fined $15,000 for fishing in a green zone in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park after a monitoring system tracked the vessel’s movements.

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Mackay students are reef champions

Published 15/08/2016

Hundreds of Mackay’s future environmental leaders participated in a day of educational activities at Mackay Regional Botanical Gardens to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Ayr students are reef champions

Published 01/08/2016

Hundreds of the Burdekin’s future environmental leaders have participated in a day of educational activities at Plantation Park to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Know your plotter — know the zones

Published 15/07/2016

Not being able to read your plotter is not an excuse for illegal fishing. Recreational fishers are encouraged to take the time to understand how marine park boundaries are displayed on their GPS chart plotters to ensure they follow the zoning rules.

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Patrols out in force these school holidays

Published 05/07/2016

Compliance officers will be out in full force over the school holidays as patrols across the Marine Park ramp up to tackle illegal fishing.

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