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You can help protect the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by reporting incidents and suspected offences you have witnessed.

Incident Report forms help you report suspected law breaches in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. You are encouraged to attach further documents or files if required.

If you witness a suspected breach of the law you are advised NOT to approach any suspected persons or request information from them.

Urgent issues

To report an incident requiring an urgent response, please phone details as soon as possible to the Field Management Compliance Coordination Unit: Phone: 1800 380 048 (24hr) or refer to the numbers below, available during business hours.

You have the option of not identifying yourself, or using a pseudonym, when reporting suspected offences to us. Personal information you provide to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (“Privacy Act”). The Privacy Act provides for 13 Australian Privacy Principles that regulate how we must handle your personal information.

Refer to other important phone numbers below if required.

Important phone numbers

Field Management

PO Box 1379 TOWNSVILLE, QLD 4810
Phone: 1800 380 048

Cairns

PO Box 2066 CAIRNS, QLD 4870
Phone: 07 4047 9616 | Fax: 07 4046 6667

Townsville

PO Box 5391 TOWNSVILLE MC QLD 4810
Phone: 07 4722 5244 | Fax: 07 4722 5311

Whitsunday

PO Box 5332 AIRLIE BEACH, QLD 4802
Phone: 07 4967 7355 | Fax: 07 4967 7388

Gladstone

PO Box 5065 GLADSTONE, QLD 4680
Phone: 07 4971 6500 | Fax: 07 4972 1993

Search and rescue

Australian Maritime Safety Authority    
1800 641 792 (24hr)

Vessel collisions and groundings

Australian Maritime Safety Authority    
1800 641 792 (24hr)

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority    

1800 341 211

Oil / Diesel / Sewage

Australian Maritime Safety Authority    
1800 641 792 (24hr)

Pollution reporting (including fish deaths)    

Department of Environment and Science (QLD)    
1300 130 372

Sick, dead or stranded marine animals (turtles, dolphins, dugong, whales), fish kills    

Department of Environment and Science (QLD)    
1300 130 372

Tagged Fish    

Suntag    
1800 077 001

Animals trapped in shark nets    

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QLD)    
1800 806 891

Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns outbreaks  

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority    
(07) 4750 0700

QLD Fisheries Hotline

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QLD)    
1800 017 116

Report suspected illegal activity in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area

Field Management     
1800 380 048 24-hour hotline or
On-line incident report form

Incidents and Offences in Mainland National Parks  

 
Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing (QLD)    
13 QGOV
(13 74 68)

Android app  

 
Download the Eye on the Reef app

IOS (Apple) app  

 
Download the Eye on the Reef app

Sightings network desktop app  

 
Eye on the Reef sightings network

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Details of Incident

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