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Category: key issues


There’s many people and groups around the region working
to improve reef and waterway health. We think their work
should be celebrated. We’re committed to telling their
stories and hope that it sparks important conversations.


Streambank Erosion.

Streambank erosion, caused by poor riparian vegetation and heavy rainfall, is a source of sediment flowing to the Great Barrier Reef.

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fish kill

Fish kills.

A mass die off of fish can be caused by a number of different factors and they're a reminder of the delicate balance of healthy waterways.

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sea turtle

Water quality.

Nutrients, pesticides and sediment runoff from land based activities cause poor water quality for the Great Barrier Reef.

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fish barriers

Fish barriers.

Thousands of fish barriers are preventing fish from being able to migrate between different habitats to complete their life cycle.

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aquatic weeds

Aquatic weeds.

Pet fish can become pest fish and aquatic plants can become invasive weeds if they escape into our local waterways.

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