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More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

Premium Content More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

Authorities have continued to find fishers flaunting the rules around where and how...

Whitsundays flout fishing regulations on weekend

Premium Content Whitsundays flout fishing regulations on weekend

Airlie Beach was a hotspot for illegal recreational fishing over the Easter long...

Hope for Whitsundays’ reefs after third mass bleaching

Premium Content Hope for Whitsundays’ reefs after third mass bleaching

After the hottest February on record since 1900, the reefs around the region are...

Great Barrier Reef ‘being used as a toilet’

Premium Content Great Barrier Reef ‘being used as a toilet’

Push from a tourism operator to dump sewage at sea sparks concern.

Next weeks ‘critical’ for reef, Marine Park says

Premium Content Next weeks ‘critical’ for reef, Marine Park says

Authority calls on community to keep an eye of the reef during hot spell

REEF REPORT: What it means for Southern GBR

Premium Content REEF REPORT: What it means for Southern GBR

A reef expert is concerned for the healthy parts of the reef.

Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

Premium Content Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

Four fishers face court over major breaches

'Gardening' the reef, one tour at a time

Premium Content 'Gardening' the reef, one tour at a time

New invention allows tourism operators to become 'reef gardeners'

Anglers face heavy fines in prohibited fishing zone

Premium Content Anglers face heavy fines in prohibited fishing zone

Going fishing? Know the rules and where you can't drop a line

Illegal fishing risks huge fine

Premium Content Illegal fishing risks huge fine

Help protect our patch of the reef.

Boatie masters all there is to know about the reef

Boatie masters all there is to know about the reef

Master Reef Guide ready to share his knowledge with visitors

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

The State Govt will offer up to $970 in rebates for approved units.

Permits to benefit Whitsunday tourism operators

Permits to benefit Whitsunday tourism operators

Eleven permits for the region are now up for grabs.

Crown of thorns starfish hits reef close to home

Crown of thorns starfish hits reef close to home

Starfish infestation to be culled within the next month.

Whitsunday Plan of Management gets mixed reaction

Whitsunday Plan of Management gets mixed reaction

The Whitsunday Plan of Management takes effect from today.

Whitsundays' reef alive and ticking

Whitsundays' reef alive and ticking

GBRMPA said the reef was in its second year of mass coral bleaching

Management plan is back on agenda

Management plan is back on agenda

The Whitsundays Plan of Management was last amended nine years ago.

SOAP BOX: Great Barrier Reef’s long history of abuse

SOAP BOX: Great Barrier Reef’s long history of abuse

The reef was brighter and healthier 15 years ago.

Eco Barge tackles on-shore rubbish at Airlie Beach foreshore

Eco Barge tackles on-shore rubbish at Airlie Beach foreshore

Eco Barge volunteers clean up the Airlie Beach foreshore

Coral Bleaching Forum - David...

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority reef recovery director David Wachenfeld...

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