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 the 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 Government 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 resourceswater, land, mineral and energy resourcesand 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.

  • Free zoning app

    Zoning maps

    If you're heading out on the water, download and use the free zoning app so you know where you can go and what you can do.

  • Important milestone

    40 years anniversary

    We're delighted to celebrate the 40 years of the managing the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Visit the Reef

    fish on reef

    Visit our Great Barrier Reef and discover its amazing animals, plants, and habitats.

  • What you can do

    purple coral

    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.

  • Report marine strandings


    If you see sick, dead or stranded marine animals please call RSPCA QLD 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625)

  • Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef

    Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef vulnerability assessment cover image

    A Vulnerability Assessment: of the issues that could have far-reaching consequences for the Great Barrier Reef.