As Australia’s lead management agency for the Reef, we monitor Reef conditions very closely throughout the year. From May to November each year, we issue regular Reef health reports.
In addition to our regular updates, we’ve released Reef snapshot: summer 2020-21.
There are two Master Reef Guides in the Townsville region and 14 in the Whitsundays region. Read the profiles for each Master Reef Guide.
Summer is a time of increased risk of impacts for the Great Barrier Reef from threats such as marine heatwaves and cyclones.
Earlier this month, a project team made up of representatives from CSIRO, Traditional Owner groups, and the Reef Authority ventured out to the Reef to retrieve data from submerged hydrophones.
Reef Guardian Council News is the Authority’s e-newsletter for Reef Guardian Councils and their key partners. The e-newsletter showcases some of the many and varied activities Reef Guardian Council