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The Local Marine Advisory Committee Terms of Reference describe the objectives, roles, responsibilities, procedures, delegation and resources of the Local Marine Advisory Committee program.
The Great Barrier Reef Blueprint for Climate Resilience and Adaptation (Blueprint 2030) is the next chapter in addressing the challenge of climate change impacts on the Reef and will help us deliver on the objects of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to protect and conserve the Reef now, and into the future. At the heart of Blueprint 2030 are five strategic goals that will drive how the Reef Authority adapts its management under a changing climate so we can progressively and effecti...
Climate change is the greatest threat to the world’s coral reefs. Most coral reefs have already declined and are facing irreversible change. The action we take today will determine the Great Barrier Reef we know tomorrow. Every increment of global warming is compromising the Reef’s unique biodiversity, significant cultural heritage, social benefits, and the ecosystem services it provides. Urgent global action is critical to deliver on international commitments to limit temperatures to 1.5˚C o...
In November 2023, all 11 Local Marine Advisory Committees (LMACs) were involved in discussions with the spatial planning team to inform the development of the new Southern Plan of Management. The aim of these meetings was to discuss current/new values, uses, threats and conflicts experienced in their areas of the Marine Park (southern LMACs only) and to deliver informed opinions on current management tools and how these may be improved.
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Monitoring Program Synthesis Report summarises the monitoring methods, indicators and results of inshore water quality, coral and seagrass condition.
Map of the Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement (TUMRA) and Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) areas within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2021
Senior Reef Authority staff and Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC) Chairs and Secretaries (or their proxies) of the 11 LMACs met in Townsville on 7 October 2023 as part of their official meeting schedule for the 2021-2024 LMAC term. The meeting is held twice every LMAC term (three years) and provides an opportunity for networking across the LMACs as well as with Reef Authority staff.
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Annual Report 2022-23 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.
This Annual Business Plan (the plan) details the priority projects for the 2023–24 period (1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024) to enable the delivery of activities required to progress 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 purpose of this guideline is to provide transparent and consistent guidance on the use or entry of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Marine Park) for the purposes described under sections 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Zoning Plan 2003 (Zoning Plan). Also refer to: Section 5.4 of the Zoning Plan (Document no.100496) for guidance on how to apply section 5.4 of the Zoning Plan.
Summary of key items discussed through the LMAC network about Plans of Management.
At-a-glance summary of the Corporate Plan 2023-2024.
This plan supersedes the Corporate Plan: 2022–23 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.
Areas of TUMRAs, ILUAs and Native Title Determinations within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Summary of key items discussed through the LMAC network about Reef Health terminology.
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