The Junior Outlook Reef Beat presents a series of posters focused on results from the Authority’s Outlook Report 2019, introduces some amazing animals seen along the Reef and the actions students can take to protect the Reef.
Outlook Report 2019
Published every five years, the 2019 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's Outlook Report examines the Great Barrier Reef's health, pressures, and likely future. The 2019 report is the third comprehensive report in the series, and identifies the Great Barrier Reef Region still faces significant pressures ranging in scale from local to global.
We have a range of educational resources for teachers and students on how they can contribute to the health of the Great Barrier Reef.
Working together for a healthier Reef teaching unit
Aimed at all year levels, the Reef Beat working together today for a healthier Reef tomorrow poster series and attached resource book is an innovative teaching resource that includes activities and challenges to inspire students and teachers to take action to improve their school’s sustainability.
What you can do for a healthy Reef
Our website explains simple actions you can take at home, school and work to contribute to a healthy Great Barrier Reef.
Marine and aquatic science resources
The Reef Guardian schools program has developed a range of marine science and marine and aquatic practices educational resources suitable for year 11 and 12 students:
- For student led investigation tasks that focus on the five key threats to the Great Barrier Reef, download the extended investigations document
- To find out how the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014 can be used to fulfill the requirements of the Marine Science syllabus and the Marine and Aquatic Practices syllabus, download the resources and links document
- For a review of all of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's (GBRMPA) resources, programs and initiatives to find out how they link to the marine science syllabus download the links to marine science and aquatic syllabus’.
Reef Guardians webpage
Our Reef Guardians webpage contains information about the Reef Guardians program, which recognises the good environmental work communities and industries do to protect the Great Barrier Reef.