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This Annual Business Plan details the priority projects for the 2022–23 period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 to enable the delivery of activities required to progress the Reef 2050 Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Program (RIMReP). The program’s vision is to develop a knowledge system that enables resilience-based management of the Great Barrier Reef and its catchment and provides managers with a comprehensive understanding of how the Reef 2050 Plan is progressing.
The Reef Authority is required to publish an Annual Statement of Compliance with the Commonwealth Child Safe Framework (the Framework). The Framework is a whole-of-government policy that sets minimum standards for Australian Government entities to create and maintain behaviours and practices that are safe for children and young people. Requirement 4 of the Framework requires the Reef Authority to publish an Annual Statement of Compliance by 31 October each year. This Statement of Compliance...
The purpose of this literature review is to provide a national and global review of existing published knowledge about anchored fish attracting devices (FADs) and artificial reefs (ARs) to inform the development of the Authority’s policy position on these. Terms of Reference for the study are outlined in Appendix 1. The key goal of the literature review is to evaluate the potential benefits and negative impacts of these structures in relation to the objects of the Great Barrier Reef Marine P...
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Annual Report 2021-22 complies with the requirements for annual reports outlined by the Australian Government Department of Finance in its Resource Management Guide No.135: Annual reports for non-corporate Commonwealth entities.
The Climate change initiatives snapshot showcases actions the 19 Reef Guardian Councils are undertaking to decrease emissions. Actions that will help deliver the Australian government commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 43 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 and to net zero by 2050, and tangible examples that support the call-to-action within the Reef Authority’s position statement on climate change which encourages “the strongest and fastest actions to reduce global greenhouse ga...
This document is a case study on tourism collaboration.
An at-a-glance summary of the Corporate Plan 2022-2023.
This plan supersedes the Corporate Plan: 2021-2022 and has been prepared for subsection 35 (1) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. It will be reviewed and updated each year to take into account new information, emerging issues and progress on implementing key initiatives.
The Whitsundays is one of the most highly visited regions in the Great Barrier Reef; recognised for its spectacular island scenery and national parks, secluded sandy beaches, remarkable blue waters, vast array of wildlife and cultural and historic significance.
Summary of advise provided to the Reef Authority on preliminary initiatives identified in the draft Reef Blueprint 2022.
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