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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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Great Barrier Reef not 'in danger'

The Australian and Queensland governments have strongly welcomed the final and unanimous decision of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to not place the Great Barrier Reef on its world heritage 'in danger' list.

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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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