Reef HQ Aquarium aims to contribute to scientific research. Thanks to its large marine tanks, it is an ideal position to support research institutions and industry partners in their projects. Ultimately, this helps to provide a sustainable research platform to increase our knowledge of the marine environment, makes science and innovation to the community, and aims for a better protection and conservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

Researchers regularly contact Reef HQ Aquarium for specific projects, submit a proposal for collaboration which is assessed based on technical feasibility, requirements of staff time, expected output, and relevance of project to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority missions.

Last updated: 24/06/19