Queensland Reef Water Quality Program

With the Great Barrier Reef under increasing pressure from a number of threats, improving Reef water quality is a key priority for the Queensland Government.

In May 2016, the Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce delivered its final report containing a series of recommendations for investment priorities and actions to improve Reef water quality. You can read more about the Taskforce under Resources.

The Queensland Reef Water Quality Program is the Queensland Government’s five year program of actions until 2022 to implement the Taskforce recommendations.

The program is supported by a five year investment plan (PDF, 431KB) of more than $261 million and is reported on annually to ensure investment is targeted to actions that benefit the Reef.

The Queensland Reef Water Quality Program includes investment towards the following projects: