REEF CHECK AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIA
Contact Information
Jennifer Loder
Reef Check Australia
1/377 Montague Rd
West End, 4101
AUSTRALIA
Tel: 0402 284 681
E-Mail: support@reefcheckaustralia.org
Website: http://www.reefcheckaustralia.org/

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Surveys by Year
All data is available on the
Global Reef Tracker
2017 94 2016 93

2015 65 2014 57

2013 73 2012 36

2011 32 2010 56

2009 79 2008 43

2007 51 2006 77

2005 78 2004 45

2003 46 2002 35

2001 11 2000 2

1999 9 1998 9

1997 25

 INTRODUCTION [ Back to EcoDiver Home ]
Welcome to Reef Check Australia!
  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Below are the volunteer opportunities currently offered for this country. Please use the contact information for more details.
Project Type: Field Work
Type of Volunteers Needed: Local Residents
Months Volunteer Opportunity Available: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun
Minimum Time Commitment Needed: 2 days
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4 volunteers per survey, groups difficult to accommodate
Costs Covered by Reef Check Team: Other
Requirements: Must have completed the Reef Check Australia training course, be a Rescue Diver and have a minimum of 30 dives
Minimum Age: same as PADI regulations for Rescue qualification
Language Requirement: English
Contact Email: support@reefcheckaustralia.org
Contact Phone: 07 3211 5560
Note: Great Barrier Reef
   
Project Type: Field Work
Type of Volunteers Needed: Local Residents
Months Volunteer Opportunity Available: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Minimum Time Commitment Needed: 2 days
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4 volunteers per survey, groups difficult to accommodate
Costs Covered by Reef Check Team: Other, Other
Requirements: Must have completed the Reef Check Australia training course, be a Rescue Diver and have a minimum of 30 dives
Minimum Age: same as PADI regulations for Rescue qualification
Language Requirement: English
Contact Email: support@reefcheckaustralia.org
Contact Phone: 07 3211 5560
Note: SE Queensland
   
  ECODIVER TRAINING FACILITIES
The following facilities and trainers offer courses as part of the Reef Check EcoDiver program. Become an EcoDiver and monitor the world's coral reefs! Click here for more information on the program.
Facility/Trainer Name: Reef Check Australia
Phone: 07 3211 5560
E-Mail: support@reefcheckaustralia.org
Website: http://www.reefcheckaustralia.org/
Cost Per Course: AUS$495 or AUS$395 (students)
Upcoming Trainings: Courses run throughout the year, please contact Reef Check Australia for details on upcoming courses.
Note: Locations: South-East Queensland (Gold or Sunshine Coast), Townsville and Cairns/Port Douglas
Requirements: AOW Diver with 25 Dives; to participate in actual surveys you must be a Rescue Diver, have 50 dives and a dive medical

  • News
Reef Check Australia Volunteers Monitor 24,000m2 of the Great Barrier Reef Over Three Years - 2014-06-18
Tech Times: Australian coral reef may be growing the key to stopping the spread of HIV - 2014-05-01
Update From Reef Check Australia - 2013-10-07
Reef Check Australia Expands West - 2013-08-21
Herald Sun: Scientists working on quick kill method to control deadly starfish outbreak on Great Barrier Reef - 2013-07-19
NBCNews.com: Isolated coral reef surprises scientists by healing itself - 2013-04-05
NBCNews.com: Great Barrier Reef corals found at 'mind-blowing' 410 feet deep - 2013-01-03
Washington Post: Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals since 1985, new study says - 2012-10-02
Good & Bad News from the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium - 2012-08-17
The Cairns Post: Coral Reef Symposium in Cairns hears of threats to our natural ocean wonders - 2012-07-10
Washington Post: Australia creates world’s largest marine reserve network, limits fishing, oil, gas exploration - 2012-06-18
Reef Check Australia Update - 2012-05-17
Reef Check Australia Update - 2011-10-12
Our Amazing Planet: Coral Reefs Trace Australia's Historic Rainfall - 2011-02-10
Yahoo: Australia corals to light up cancer cure fight - 2010-08-16
Volunteer Opportunities With Reef Check Australia - 2009-08-05
Your Vote Counts: Reef Check Australia Are Banksia Finalists - 2009-06-24
Become A Coral Reef Surveyor For Reef Check Australia! - 2009-03-30
Bloomberg: Great Barrier Reef Growth Slows Most in at Least Four Centuries - 2009-01-05
Reef Check Australia Releases Annual Report - 2008-12-17
Reef Check Australia IYOR Photo Contest Winners Announced - 2008-11-24
ENN: Hundreds of New Corals Found on Familiar Australian Reefs - 2008-09-25
Reef Check Australia Seeks Science Operations Manager - 2008-09-16
Reef Check Australia Internship Available - 2008-09-10
ABC News: 'White syndrome' disease threatens Barrier Reef - 2008-06-17
ABC News: Australia Spends Millions to Rescue Reef - 2008-05-15
Year in Review: Reef Check Australia - 2007-12-12
The Australian: Coral bleaching as record cold hits reef - 2007-08-03
Environment News Service: Australia's Newest Marine Reserve Safeguards Sharks - 2007-05-15
Reef Check Australia Featured on CNN - 2007-04-06
Independent Online: Australian Barrier Reef faces chemical threat - 2007-03-22
The Independent: Great Barrier Reef polluted by pesticides - 2007-02-22
Science Daily: Great Barrier Reef sharks in collapse - 2006-12-05