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Townsville students get involved in local actions to protect the Great Barrier Reef

Published 27/08/2014

More than 110 students and teachers from 15 Reef Guardian Schools across Townsville have come together to learn how local environmental actions can protect the Reef.

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Cairns students taking local actions for the Reef

Published 15/08/2014

More than 60 students and teachers from eight Cairns Reef Guardian Schools swapped the classroom for the outdoors learn about healthy Reef ecosystems.

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Palm Island students work together for the Reef

Published 15/08/2014

More than 60 students and teachers from Palm Island swapped the classroom for the beach to learn about how local environmental actions can protect the Reef. 

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Gladstone and Tannum students get involved in local actions to protect the Reef

Published 11/08/2014

More than 60 students and teachers in the Gladstone region swapped the classroom for the beach to learn how local environmental actions can protect the Reef.

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Students get involved in local actions to protect the Reef

Published 06/08/2014

More than 80 students and teachers from 11 schools across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast swapped the classroom for the beach to take part in the Future Leaders Eco Challenge. 

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Innisfail school planting the seed for catchment rejuvenation

Published 05/08/2014

Innisfail State College is giving their local environment a helping hand by propagating native tree seeds and planting trees.

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Local schools receive boost for environmental projects

Published 23/07/2014

Bowen-Burdekin LMAC is helping local Reef Guardian schools environmental work.

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Mareeba Shire Council become Reef Guardians

Published 22/07/2014

Mareeba Shire Council shows its commitment to protecting the Reef by partnering with us to officially become a Reef Guardian Council.

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Woppaburra people celebrate sea country agreement

Published 04/07/2014

Their new agreement runs for 10 years, making it the longest such agreement to be accredited by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Queensland Government.

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Great Keppel Island Resort development

Published 01/07/2014

Media Statement—The Great Keppel Island Resort development proposal was assessed under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975.

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Yirrganydji people celebrate sea country agreement

Published 26/06/2014

Traditional Owners in the Cairns region are today celebrating the launch of a Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement which outlines how they will manage their sea country and its resources.

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Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance

Published 24/06/2014

The humpback highway is once again flowing with traffic. Whale-watching enthusiasts and visitors are urged keep a safe distance for the safety of these majestic creatures.

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Out of the classroom and into the wetlands

Published 23/06/2014

Community partners team up with local students to take wetlands education out of the classroom and into the field.

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Call for final entries in Gladstone marine debris video competition

Published 21/05/2014

Young video makers in the Gladstone region are being reminded they have until Friday 30 May to put the spotlight on marine debris, as part of a competition by the Gladstone Local Marine Advisory Committee.  

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Community invited to discover amazing biodiversity of Kinka Wetlands

Published 12/05/2014

The amazing flora and fauna of the Kinka Wetlands Reserve near Yeppoon are the backdrop for a community day on 18 May 2014 to celebrate the local environment and its importance to the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

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