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Foundation welcomes recommendations

The Great Barrier Reef Foundation understands the accountability associated with being a steward of taxpayer funds and welcomed this review by the Australian National Audit Office of the early design and implementation of the Reef Trust Partnership.

Red Mangrove

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What is Blue Carbon?

What is Coral IVF?  

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What is Coral IVF?  

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Land and Sea Country Forum postponed

​As the Chair of the Traditional Owner Advisory Group to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation I write to provide a statement that outlines the unanimous decision made by the Advisory Group to delay the reef-wide Land and Sea Country Forum that was due to take place in September 2021, as part of our Reef Trust Partnership Annual WorkPlan.

Solution Exchange 2020

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Solution Exchange 2020

First Coral IVF babies on the Reef thriving

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First Coral IVF babies on the Reef thriving

Fresh water quality innovations

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Fresh water quality innovations

10 fascinating facts about sea turtles

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10 fascinating facts about sea turtles

World Sea Turtle Day 16 June

Counting turtles is a science

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Counting turtles is a science

So how do you count more than 64,000 turtles at once?

Joel Johnsson

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Joel Johnsson

Pierre Bouvais

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Pierre Bouvais

Coral bleaching at Lizard Island

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Coral Bleaching

Coral Fluorescence

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Coral Fluorescence

Katharine Robertson

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Katharine Robertson

Reef water quality innovations invited

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Reef water quality innovations invited

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2019 Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report

Five years in the making and underpinned by the best available science, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has released its 2019 Outlook Report which takes a deep dive into the Reef’s health, pressures, and likely future.

Endangered turtle saving mission a success

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Endangered turtle saving mission a success

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Statement on Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2019

The Great Barrier Reef is Australia’s global icon and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Today, the Outlook Report confirms what we already knew – the years ahead are critical to the future of the Reef.

Reef Protection Plan released

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Reef Protection Plan released

Reef health update 15 March 2019

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Reef health update 15 March 2019

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

$1.5 million to empower Reef Traditional Owners

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$1.5 million to empower Reef Traditional Owners

Applications closed on 17 March 2019.

Media Statement - Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

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Media Statement - Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

Citizen scientists to help map the Reef

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Citizen scientists to help map the Reef

Reef Trust Partnership: Reef protection through Traditional Owners

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Reef Trust Partnership: Reef protection through Traditional Owners

Reef protection through Traditional Owners

Turtles tracked on Raine Island to further protect species

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Turtles tracked on Raine Island to further protect species

Raine Island Recovery Project

Freezing the Reef: Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

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Freezing the Reef: Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

Resilient Reefs Initiative announcement

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Resilient Reefs Initiative announcement

Letter to the Editor - The Daily Telegraph

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Letter to the Editor - The Daily Telegraph

Letter from our Chair, Dr John Schubert AO

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Letter from our Chair, Dr John Schubert AO

to The Hon. Tony Burke MP

Media Statement - ALP Announcement

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Media Statement - ALP Announcement

Opinion - Science will lie at the heart of the decisions

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Opinion - Science will lie at the heart of the decisions

GBRF Chief Scientist

Opinion - Great Barrier Reef now needs our help more than ever

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Opinion - Great Barrier Reef now needs our help more than ever

Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Media Statement – Fundraising Breakdown

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Media Statement – Fundraising Breakdown

Media Statement – Chairman’s Panel

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Media Statement – Chairman’s Panel

Media Statement – Administration Costs

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Media Statement – Administration Costs


#Media Releases

First Coral IVF babies on the Reef thriving

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First Coral IVF babies on the Reef thriving

Reef water quality innovations invited

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Reef water quality innovations invited

Endangered turtle saving mission a success

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Endangered turtle saving mission a success

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Statement on Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2019

The Great Barrier Reef is Australia’s global icon and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Today, the Outlook Report confirms what we already knew – the years ahead are critical to the future of the Reef.

Reef Protection Plan released

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Reef Protection Plan released

$1.5 million to empower Reef Traditional Owners

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$1.5 million to empower Reef Traditional Owners

Applications closed on 17 March 2019.

Media Statement - Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

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Media Statement - Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

Senate Report into the Reef Trust Partnership

Citizen scientists to help map the Reef

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Citizen scientists to help map the Reef

Reef Trust Partnership: Reef protection through Traditional Owners

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Reef Trust Partnership: Reef protection through Traditional Owners

Reef protection through Traditional Owners

Turtles tracked on Raine Island to further protect species

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Turtles tracked on Raine Island to further protect species

Raine Island Recovery Project

Freezing the Reef: Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

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Freezing the Reef: Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

Reproduction research a new hope for tough breed of coral

Resilient Reefs Initiative announcement

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Resilient Reefs Initiative announcement

Letter to the Editor - The Daily Telegraph

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Letter to the Editor - The Daily Telegraph

Media Statement - ALP Announcement

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Media Statement - ALP Announcement

Media Statement – Fundraising Breakdown

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Media Statement – Fundraising Breakdown

Media Statement – Chairman’s Panel

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Media Statement – Chairman’s Panel

Media Statement – Administration Costs

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Media Statement – Administration Costs

Refreshed Reef 2050 Plan brings urgency to the task

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Refreshed Reef 2050 Plan brings urgency to the task

Focus on the threat of climate change and need to improve water quality welcomed

Heart Reef, Whitsundays

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The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Commits $1 Million to Great Barrier Reef

Challenge to fund innovative ideas

Coral spawning in the Red Sea

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Decoding the Reef leads to world first

Unlocking genetic secrets of coral symbiosis to preserve iconic Great Barrier Reef

$10 million boost to create island climate refuges for Great Barrier Reef

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$10 million boost to create island climate refuges for Great Barrier Reef

Reef Islands Initiative

Thousands of turtles nesting at improved Raine Island

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Thousands of turtles nesting at improved Raine Island

Raine Island Recovery Project

Resilient reefs offer hope for regeneration

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Resilient reefs offer hope for regeneration

Coral clutch a great catch

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Coral clutch a great catch

Second Oroton x Great Barrier Reef Foundation collaboration

Mission accomplished to re-shape Raine Island

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Mission accomplished to re-shape Raine Island

Queensland $56 billion Reef worth protecting

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Queensland $56 billion Reef worth protecting

– Queensland Government

Marine receiving environment modelling

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eReefs funding announced

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