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Protecting the Great Barrier Reef


Preserve the Wonder

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most iconic natural wonders. Find out how farmers, scientists, industries and governments are protecting the reef and how you can help.


Consultation RIS for enhancing reef protection regulations now open

Provide feedback on the consultation regulatory impact statement (RIS) by 3 November 2017. The RIS outlines the costs and benefits for the proposed enhanced reef regulations.


Reef 2050 Update on progress

Australia has provided UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre with an update on progress with actions under the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef.


Want to know more about the MIPs?

Wet Tropics and the Burdekin regions are busy designing the Major Integrated Projects in their regions.


Springvale Station

The Queensland Government has purchased Springvale Station – a 56,000 hectare property in Far North Queensland – for the purposes of adding to the State’s protected area estate and reducing sediment run-off entering the Normanby River catchment which drains to the northern Great Barrier Reef.


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Last updated
12 October 2017
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