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Fines for illegal activities in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park increased

by GBRMPA 17 Jul 10:23 UTC
Fines for illegal activities in the Marine Park increased © GBRMPA

From 1 July 2020, fines for illegal activities in the Marine Park increased. Recreational fishers caught poaching from no-take Marine National Park (Green) Zones now face a $2220 fine. Know where you're going and what's allowed.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is a multiple-use area. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Zoning Plan 2003 provides for a range of ecologically sustainable recreational, commercial and research opportunities and for the continuation of traditional activities.

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