The Reef

The Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is Australia's unique living icon.

Facts

Facts

It's the largest living structure on earth.

Crown of thorns starfish

Threats

Climate change is the single greatest threat facing the reef.

Value

Value

What is the Reef worth to Australia and the world? Discover the social, economic and icon value.

It's a unique ecosystem

#It's a unique ecosystem

home to thousands of species of marine life, including fish, whales, dolphins, and six of the world’s seven species of marine turtle.