The University of Queensland (UQ) has been accredited by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) - see Memorandum of Understanding.  This accreditation allows UQ  to approve applications to conduct limited impact research (extractive or non-extractive) on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Researchers are reminded that all research activities must be conducted in line with:

Research involving the use of animals including observational studies will require ethics approval from a UQ AEC. Please visit 'Do I need approval' for further information.

Applications must be made through the Faculty of Science. Find more details, including permit assessment information and application forms, on the UQ Science staff intranet.