Environment and Energy
Under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (the Authority) is responsible for managing one of the world's premier natural resources: - the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Authority's primary outcome is to ensure the long-term protection, ecologically sustainable use, understanding and enjoyment of the Great Barrier Reef for all Australians and the international community through the care and development of the Marine Park. This outcome is supported by three objectives: - protecting and restoring the Reef's ecosystem health and biodiversity, safeguarding the Reef's heritage, and ensuring use of the Marine Park is ecologically sustainable and benefits current and future generations. The GBRMPA is governed by a board.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    20 June 1975

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 1379, Townsville Qld 4810

Last updated: