Queensland Government agencies
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is responsible for the agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries, including providing agricultural research, development and extension for the management of biological, animal welfare and product integrity risks.
Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection manages the health of the environment to protect Queensland's unique ecosystems, including its landscapes and waterways, as well as its native plants and animals and biodiversity.
Department of Infrastructure, Local Governmnet and Planning
The Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning delivers infrastructure and planning services to communities across Queensland. Supports strong, sustainable and resilient local governments, along with community planning, asset management and financial management to deliver improved capability.
Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing
The Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing manages national parks and their use and enjoyment by all Queenslanders, encourages active lifestyles by providing recreational and sporting opportunities, and manages the racing industry.
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
The Department of Natural Resources and Mines enables the productive and responsible use of Queensland's natural resources—water, land, mineral and energy resources—and provides a modernised natural resoucres business that will power-up regional Queensland.
Department of Premier and Cabinet
The Department of Premier and Cabinet supports and advises the Premier and Cabinet and leads the public sector in delivering the government's priorities.
Department of State Development
The Department of State Development drives the economic development of Queensland by delivering on major projects and infrastructure, economic development.
Department of Transport and Main Roads
The Department of Transport and Main Roads plans, manages and delivers Queensland's integrated transport environment to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea.
Queensland Water Police
The Queensland Water Police enforces marine parks legislation and investigates crimes on the water.
If you're heading out on the water, don't forget your free Zoning Map so you know where you can go and what you can do.
The Great Barrier Reef is a hive of activity. If you're lucky enough to see a humpback whale from May to September, make sure you keep a safe distance.
We're delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park's World Heritage listing.
Visit our Great Barrier Reef and discover its amazing plants, animals and habitats. There are a range of tourism experiences on offer.
Everyone has a role to play in protecting our Great Barrier Reef. Find out what you can do to help protect this Great Australian icon.
If you see sick, dead or stranded marine animals please call RSPCA QLD 1300 ANIMAL
(1300 264 625)
A Vulnerability Assessment: of the issues that could have far-reaching consequences for the Great Barrier Reef.