Great Barrier Reef

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Love our Reef

Tourism operators on the Great Barrier Reef have sent a clear message to the rest of Australia that the Great Barrier Reef is open for business.

13 August 2019Ley
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World Oceans Day

Did you know that 70% of the planet is an ocean?

7 June 2019Ley
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New recruits in the starfish wars

New recruits can now be called upon to help in the Australian Government's all-out assault on coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef.

17 August 2018Price
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Partnership between governments and farmers to help improve water quality of the Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Government will provide an additional $3.5 million, complementing $3.7 million from the Queensland Government, to help sugarcane farmers improve their fertiliser use efficiency.

17 July 2018Price
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New starfish-fighting fleet on the horizon

The number of vessels combating coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish is about to triple, as the Australian Government prepares for an all-out assault on one of the Great Barrier Reef's greatest threats.

13 June 2018Price
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Indigenous rangers set to get on-board with "Reef Resilience"

Indigenous rangers are set to play a greater role in sea country management and compliance in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by joining patrols on a new off-shore vessel.

7 June 2018Price
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$3.28 million to help sugarcane farmers improve fertiliser efficiency and protect the Reef

The Australian Government is continuing to support and work in partnership with Queensland sugarcane farmers to use fertiliser more efficiently, boosting their profitability and improving the quality of water flowing into the Great Barrier Reef.

7 June 2018Price
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Traditional Owners advise on Reef 2050 Plan

Traditional Owners from the length and breadth of the Great Barrier Reef gathered in Cairns, Queensland this week to share their insights, advice and aspirations for the Reef.

3 May 2018Price
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Government-industry cofunding model delivers another $10 million for Reef protection

The Turnbull Government has today announced its Reef Trust will enter into a new co-investment partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to undertake island restoration within the Reef.

6 April 2018Price
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Appointment of GBRMPA CEO

After a rigorous merit-based selection process Mr Josh Thomas has today been announced as the new Chief Executive of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

15 March 2019Price
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$19 Million in clean water grants to protect the Great Barrier Reef

The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment for immediate action to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the announcement today of $19 million in water quality grants through the Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF).

14 March 2019Price
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Response to Senate inquiry into Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership Program

Right now the Great Barrier Reef needs action, not politics.

14 February 2019Price

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