Coasts & Biodiversity

Catchment loads monitoring

The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Catchments Loads Monitoring Program, monitors the annual loads of pollutants (sediments, pesticides and ...

Clean up Australia day – Conway and Wilsons beach

Thanks to Barry Nolan (QPWS), Bren Fuller (WRC), and Cath Campbell (WCL) for their involvement in the event.  ...

Millions available for Great Barrier Reef ideas

Expressions of interest are now open for innovators to share their ideas on water treatment system technology and ...

Marine life on your mind

More than 78 lucky senior students from Mackay and the Whitsundays have participated in a marine conservation expedition ...
Kangaroo on a beach at sunset.

Photo competition winners for 2016

Competition winners capture the beauty of our Coast With more than 50 entries in the Capture your Coast ...
Girl sorting rubbish on foreshore.

October 25, 2015 – Town Beach

The GBR clean up on 25 October at Town Beach, Iluka Park resulted in a haul of 145 ...
Woman and children on beach.

Young ‘turtles’ take to the beach to find out more about conservation

Reef Catchments coastal officer, Olivia Brodhurst, helps young marine lovers learn more. From left front - Daniel Beams, ...
Man underwater.

Students of the sea

The Marine Classroom Program offers students an unforgettable learning experience. It’s not your everyday classroom, but the Great ...
Revegetation on sand dunes.

Conway Beach conservation efforts off to a flying start

Treated prickly pear and revegetation in a degraded open patch in Conway Reserve. The Conway Beach Reserve has ...
Hawksbill turtle.

Local sea turtles thank the Mackay Coastal Clean Up volunteers

Mackay Coastal Clean Up volunteers removed 4.8 tonne of marine debris from 12 beaches. Eco Barge Clean Seas ...
Children in the sea.

Businesses invited to help local students discover our marine backyard

Businesses are being invited to sponsor a student to make sure young marine-lovers can get hands-on out on ...
People on a yacht at sea.

Island adventure helps restore beaches post-cyclone

Marine Debris collected from Whites Bay on Middle Percy Island. Wild Mob's Phil Hrstich with a custom designed ...