Ways to get involved

The Great Barrier Reef belongs to all of us, and there are many ways you can get involved and show your support for this great Australian icon.

Follow us

Join our online community of people who care about the Great Barrier Reef and receive latest news and updates.

Work with us

We offer a range of exciting career opportunities at both the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Reef HQ Aquarium. Check out our current vacancies.

Community consultation

Community consultation is an important process that allows you to provide formal feedback on matters relating to the Great Barrie Reef Marine Park.

Join a monitoring program

People out on the water can play an important role in keeping an eye on the Reef by reporting sightings.

Become a Reef Guardian

The Reef Guardian Program includes schools, councils, farmers, fishers and Graziers. While these are located through the Great Barrier Reef catchment, no matter where you live you can do Reef Guardian-inspired activities.

Visit Reef HQ Aquarium

Through a range of exhibits, displays and interactive experiences at Reef HQ you can learn more about what makes the Reef a special place.

Donate to our Turtle Hospital

Our Turtle Hospital helps care for sick or injured turtles so they can become healthy and be released back in to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Help protect the Reef

There are a number of activities you can do at home, work and school to protect the Great Barrier Reef. When out on the water, follow responsible reef practices.

At home

At work

At school