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

Ask your candidates to reinstate our marine parks

In the face of devastating coral bleaching - in special places like the Coral Sea, Great Barrier Reef and the Kimberley - marine parks are more important than ever.

Prior to the Abbott Government suspending the national network in 2013, our marine parks had support from all sides of politics. Please ask your local candidate to show their support for protecting Australia's oceans!

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Reef Election Policy Scorecard 2016

The verdict is in!
Here's where the major parties stand on the crucial election issue of protecting our Great Barrier Reef.
This election will be a crucial turning point for our Great Barrier Reef, and it needs our support now more than ever. This weekend, make your vote count for our Great Barrier Reef!

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Reef election policies don’t go far enough: Fight for the Reef

The Fight for the Reef campaign’s final Election Policy Scorecard, released today (Wednesday), shows that the next Australian Government will need to increase its financial commitment to the Reef, regardless of which party wins office.

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This morning, community members delivered a petition signed by 700 local people urging George Christensen to protect the Great Barrier Reef to his office in Mackay.

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Scientists, NGOs, and lawyers demand World Heritage Committee act over Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching crisis

In response to the unprecedented climate crisis unfolding on the Great Barrier Reef, twenty-nine scientific experts, NGOs, and international and Australian lawyers have called on the World Heritage Committee, at its July meeting in Istanbul, to urge Australia to act immediately to protect the Reef from the impacts of climate change.

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Ask your candidate 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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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!