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The Australian Marine Conservation Society is Australia's only national charity dedicated exclusively to protecting ocean wildlife and their homes.

Reef Events

Join our growing community and help improve protection of the Reef by attending an event near you!

Come along to one of our Fight for the Reef campaign events around the country and meet like minded people who love our Reef.

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Ask your MP to stand up for the Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is fighting for its life. It’s just experienced the worst coral bleaching event in its history and farm pollution runoff is fuelling a Crown of Thorns starfish outbreak.

We urgently need our politicians to act if we are to stop the damage from spreading and give the Reef a chance to recover.

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Landmark bill passed to restore 2019 as end date for sand mining on North Stradbroke Island, Minjerribah

Conservation groups have applauded the Queensland parliament for repealing Newman government legislation that had extended sand mining on North Stradbroke Island to 2035.

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Fight For The Reef: New report a “game changer” for the Reef

Historic new action has been recommended to stop farm pollution harming the Great Barrier Reef.

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Australia has received a stark wake up call on the future of the Great Barrier Reef with scientists from James Cook University revealing today the natural icon will be “terminal” within five years without urgent action on water quality and global warming.

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Ban shark finning

From shark fisheries in the Great Barrier Reef to our southern seas, Australia is still sending shark fins overseas by the tonne.

And we’re importing fins from countries with poorer fishing regulations than our own, countries that cruelly cut off the fins of sharks while they're still alive and dump the bodies overboard.

It is unacceptable and it has got to stop! Please sign our petition.

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Sustainable Seafood Guide

Love your seafood but also love our oceans? We are proud to offer Australia's first online sustainability guide to seafood.

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Great Barrier Beer

At least 50% of the profits from Great Barrier Beer go to help fund AMCS's work to protect the reef!
This crisp mid-strength IPA is the only beer in Australia to support the work of a charity and AMCS is proud to be the first Australian charity with its own beer!