Reef HQ Aquarium has received funding from the Australian Government to upgrade the 34-year-old facility and closed on February 1st, 2021 to complete the works.
Reef HQ Aquarium has established a Master Plan to transform Reef HQ Aquarium as the global destination of excellence in tropical coral reef education.
The Curatorial team at Reef HQ Aquarium have destocked tanks and are decommissioning exhibits that are being redesigned and refreshed.
Early Works Program
The early works encompass a number of projects with the primary focus on resolving critical safety issues. The early works projects have been completed, with Reef HQ Aquarium ready to hand over to a Principal Contractor.
Life Support System Upgrades
Reef HQ Aquarium received $2.6million in funding to upgrade life support systems, which maintain optimum conditions for the corals and animals.