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This guide has been produced by Mandubarra Aboriginal Land and Sea Incorporated (Inc) to advise those visiting Mandubarra Sea Country of best reef walking practices. In addition, the guide advises readers on key cultural values held by Mandubarra Traditional Owners as the custodians of Mandubarra Sea Country. Permission has been provided for GBRMPA to store this report in this e-publication repository. Copyright: Mandubarra Aboriginal Land and Sea Incorporated 2023. April 2023.
Summary of discussion topics provided to the Reef Authority on the fish aggregating devices (FADs) and artificial reefs.
Charter of Operation – including the Terms of Reference for each of the Committees (Indigenous Reef Advisory Committee and Tourism Reef Advisory Committee) – remains consistent with the priorities of the Marine Park Authority Board (the Board) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (the Reef Authority)
Summer is a critical time for the health of coral. This snapshot provides a summary of conditions on the Great Barrier Reef (the Reef) throughout summer, how these conditions impact coral and actions underway to help coral reefs. The snapshot focuses on coral. The health of other habitats or species is not assessed, although this may be added in future snapshots. Each year, towards the end of summer, the snapshot is prepared by the three main Australian Government agencies responsibl...
The Reef Joint Field Management Program plans and delivers field operations within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (WHA).This includes Commonwealth and State marine parks (plus Commonwealth Islands Zones) and island national parks. The Program is delivered jointly by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. There are also established and evolving collaborative arrangements with allied government agencies, First Nations People, research...
This report details the condition of 30 inshore coral reefs monitored under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Monitoring Program and six inshore coral reefs monitored by the Australian Institute of Marine Science’s Long-Term Monitoring Program. Results are presented in the context of the pressures faced by the ecosystem and their ramifications for the long-term health of inshore coral reefs.
This document reports on the long-term health of inshore seagrass meadows in the Great Barrier Reef (the Reef). Results are presented in the context of the pressures faced by the ecosystem. Long-term health of inshore seagrass meadows is measured through seagrass abundance and resilience, which are summarised as the seagrass condition index, and supported by information on the proportion of colonising species, reproductive status, meadow extent, epiphytes on seagrass leaves and macroalgal pre...
The water quality component of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Monitoring Program has monitored and reported on the annual and long-term condition of inshore water quality in the Great Barrier Reef for the last 15 years. The program design includes the collection of samples along transects in the Cape York, Wet Tropics, Burdekin and Mackay-Whitsunday regions year-round, with higher frequency sampling during the wet season to better characterise this period of episodic river discharge. Satellite...
A summary of the Reef Joint Field Management Program’s Annual Business Plan 2022-23. Describing outputs, activities and priority projects for the year.
These are the GBRMPA official area statements for the Marine Park.
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