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Reef Guardians' efforts celebrated in advertisements

Published 15/05/2012

The efforts of Reef Guardian fishers, farmers, graziers, schools and councils to help create a better future for the Great Barrier Reef have been recognised in a suite of new commercials.

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Illegal moorings damage the Marine Park

Published 14/05/2012

Four illegal moorings will be removed from Opal Reef to prevent environmental harm.

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Watch out for whales whilst on the water

Published 11/05/2012

Humpback whales have been sighted moving up the Australian coastline towards the Great Barrier Reef.

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Mackay Reef Guardians network for the environment

Published 01/05/2012

Reef Guardian teachers in Mackay will meet with environmental partners to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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New schools pledge support for the Great Barrier Reef

Published 30/04/2012

Gooburrum State School in Bundaberg is one of fourteen new schools to join the Reef Guardian Schools program.

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Plan protects historic lightstation in the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/04/2012

 A comprehensive plan to protect the future of historic Lady Elliot Island Lightstation has been released.

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Reef HQ Aquarium links up with Malaysia

Published 24/04/2012

 Reef HQ Aquarium's Education Team is doing a live underwater link up with university students in Malaysia.

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Whitsunday Reef Guardians network for the environment

Published 23/04/2012

Reef Guardian teachers in the Whitsundays will meet with environmental partners to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Fishers focus on future feasibility

Published 20/04/2012

An electronic data collection system for commercial fishers will be on the agenda when fishers, and government and industry representatives meet.

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Sea Country photo competition launched

Published 16/04/2012

Aspiring photographers can showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in the Great Barrier Reef through a new competition launched today.

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Keeping an eye on the Reef's health

Published 16/04/2012

Workshops on how to keep an eye on the health of the Reef are being held in Cairns and Port Douglas this week.

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Zoning message working

Published 13/04/2012

The message about zoning in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park appears to be understood, with most people doing the right thing over the Easter weekend.

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Monitoring the health of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Published 05/04/2012

Increased monitoring in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park will give park managers better understanding of Reef health.

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Plan ahead for visiting the Great Barrier Reef over Easter

Published 03/04/2012

Easter holidays are a great time to visit one of the Great Barrier Reef's national park islands and some planning will help ensure an enjoyable trip.

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Reef recreation strategy as coast population grows

Published 29/03/2012

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has set out its approach to managing recreational activity on the Great Barrier Reef.

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