The Great Barrier Reef is the planet’s largest coral reef system, and one of the most extraordinary natural wonders. It is a wildlife and diversity hotspot with booming tourism. It has been identified by as a World Heritage area of “Outstanding Universal Value”. It also has substantial cultural value, is important Sea Country for Traditional Owners and is economically important. An assessment by Deloitte assessed the economic value of the GBR as at least $56b, supporting 64,000 jobs in tourism, fisheries, and other industries (Deloitte, 2017).