Government priorities

The Queensland Government has announced a range of new initiatives and targets to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Living wonder

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest and most complex reef system covering an area of around 70 million football fields.

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World heritage

The Great Barrier Reef has been recognised as a World Heritage Area since 1981 and remains one of the best managed marine areas in the world.

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New Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce

The Queensland Government has established a new Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce to provide advice about the best way to achieve its ambitious water quality targets.

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Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan

The Australian and Queensland governments have a 35-year plan for protecting and managing the Great Barrier Reef.

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