Hotline Numbers for Reporting Incidents
You can do your bit to look after the Great Barrier Reef by reporting any incidents you see.
To report vessel collisions, groundings or oil spills
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
1800 641 792 (24hr)
To report any illegal activity or zoning-related matters
Field Management Coordination Unit - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
(07) 4726 0510 (b/h)
(07) 3830 8246 (24hr)
To report illegal fishing
Fishwatch - Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (includes Queensland Fisheries)
1800 017 116 (24hr)
To report sick, injured or dead animals, marine pollution or oil spills
Wildlife Hotline - Department of Environment and Resource Management (includes Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service)
1300 130 372 (24 hr)
To report unusual marine life sightings, crown-of-thorns starfish and coral bleaching
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
(07) 4750 0700
To report on species specified in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
The Secretary - Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
(02) 6274 1111
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