Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators

The Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators Pty Ltd (AMPTO) is the peak industry body for marine tourism within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The association is a not-for-profit limited company, funded by members’ contributions, whose role is to represent its members’ interests in all forums, and further the development of best practice in presenting the wonder of this world heritage area to the world.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

We are responsible for ensuring the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – one of the world’s greatest natural treasures – is protected for the future. An ecosystem based approach is used, and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is widely recognised as one of the best managed marine protected areas in the world.

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Dive Queensland Newsletter

Coming Soon ‘Members Only’ Section


Workplace Health and Safety Legislation

Recreational Diving
Code of Practice, QLD

This code provides practical guidance to persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to comply with their health and safety duties when providing recreational water activities, in particular recreational diving, recreational technical diving and snorkelling.

AMSA Safety Management

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Regulation of commercial operations in the National System will have a focus on operators managing their operational risk. This focus is consistent with the General Safety Duty for all owners, masters, workers and passengers in the commercial marine industry.

Nation Employment Standards

Safety for recreational water activities

Under the SRWA Act a person who conducts a business or undertaking (PCBU) which provides recreational water activities is required to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of any person taking part in those activities.

Dive Industry Award

Queensland Dive Industry Award

Wages, Allowances, Penalty Rates

Marine Tourism and Charter Vessel Award

Marine Tourism and Charter Vessel Award

Wages and Allowances


GBRMPA Zoning Maps

Complete Zoning Maps of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Marine Safety Queensland

Marine Safety Queensland

Maritime Safety Queensland is a section of the Department of Transport and Main Roads’ Transport Safety Branch within the Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division. Our role is to protect Queensland’s waterways and the people who use them – providing safer, cleaner seas.


GBRMPA Information Sheets

Research and Fact Sheets on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

101 Animals of the GBR

The new book is an easy-to-read field guide to 101 Animals of the Great Barrier Reef.
It is designed to showcase wildlife that visitors or locals are likely to encounter while snorkelling or diving on the reef.