Shen Neng 1 Owners Go to Court over GBR Damage

The Commonwealth of Australia has taken legal actions in the Federal Court against Shenzhen Energy, after its ship ...

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Govt Commits Additional Funding for GBR Reef Trust

The Commonwealth Government will commit an additional $100 million in new funding for the Reef Trust to support the ...

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Australia Bans GBR Marine Park Dumping

The Australian Federal Government has taken the next step to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the release of ...

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Great Barrier Reef on the ‘In Danger’ List ?

The Greens have reported that the Newman Government’s Port Bill allows open slather for dredging, dumping and port ...

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Great Barrier Reef is Effective Wave Absorber, Study Shows

New research has found that the Great Barrier Reef, as a whole, is a remarkably effective wave absorber, despite ...

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Australian Greens Seek Permanent Ban on GBR Offshore Dumping

The Australian Greens have introduced a Private Member’s Bill to the Senate to ban offshore dumping in the Great ...

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Latest Coral Studies Point Out Dangers Affecting GBR

Scientists at a coral reef symposium in Canberra this week are examining degraded reefs off the Northwest ...

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Decision on Status of Australia’s Great Barrier ...

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha (Qatar) deferred for 12 months a decision on whether to inscribe ...

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Great Barrier Reef Funding Increased

The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the ...

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Queensland Releases Great Barrier Reef Protection Strategy

The Queensland Government has announced that a strategy that protects the Great Barrier Reef, grows jobs and ...

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AMCS: Industrialisation, the Fastest Growing Threat to GBF

The Queensland Resources Council, in media stories today, is selectively citing pre-existing problems in order to ...

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AMCS Supports AMPTO’s Effort to Protect GBR from ...

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the decision by the Australian Marine Park Tourism ...

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Dredging Effects on Great Barrier Reef Worse than Reported

A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the ...

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IPCC Reports Alarming Future for Great Barrier Reef

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage ...

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State Party Report Shows Significant Progress in ...

The Australian and Queensland Governments have released the 2014 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World ...

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OTIC Concerned about Dredge Depositing in GBR

QTIC has joined with three other peak tourism industry associations in Queensland to express grave concerns to the ...

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World’s Largest Coral Reef Library Launched

The Catlin Seaview Survey last year made one of the great wonders of the world – Australia’s Great Barrier ...

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Protection of Great Barrier Reef Vital for Continued ...

  The strong growth in interstate visitors to Queensland revealed in the National Visitor Survey released can ...

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Robots Discover Great Barrier Reef Coral at Extreme ...

Robots have discovered living coral on the Great Barrier Reef, far beyond the depth at which scientists expected to ...

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AMCS: Dumped Dredged Material Impacts Marine ...

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has highlighted the impacts to fragile marine environments from ...

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