The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is Australia’s lead management agency for the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most iconic natural areas.
We've provided world-leading marine park management since 1975. We are a strong, efficient and agile natural resource regulator entrusted by Australia with the responsibility of managing the natural wonder that is the Marine Park.
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 guides our management and the best available science to protect values, reduce threats, and improve the current and long-term outlook for the Reef and the communities that depend on it.
We work together with Traditional Owners, other Australian and Queensland government agencies, industry, community organisations, and individuals to help achieve protect and manage the Reef.
View the videos below to learn more about the Great Barrier Reef and management actions.