Reef speakers headline festival | ReefBlitz gets dirty | King coral killer

Reef to star at Woodford Festival

Putting on the blitz

Keeping it real for the Reef

Kids corner - diving pigs!

Creature feature - Starfish vs Snail

ReefBlitz locations


In the news

Reef stars in Woodford Folk Festival 2017 speaking program

Australia’s largest outdoor festival has announced its speaking program for 2017 and guess who’s on it?

The Great Barrier Reef will star for the first time in Woodford Folk Festival’s Reef Think Tank Series with talks featuring Australian and international speakers. 

Find out who’s on the program and how to get a front row seat.

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Reef events

Putting on the blitz

October is ReefBlitz month - the perfect time to get your hands wet with citizen science activities to help keep the Reef great. More than 20 events are planned up and down the Queensland coast from Brisbane to Cairns.

From counting corals and coastal clean ups to restoring coastal habitats, there are plenty of ReefBlitz activities that are free or low cost. What are you waiting for?

Dive in

Can't make it to ReefBlitz in person this year?

Here are some other ways you can help keep the Reef great this month.

Get involved

Get involved

Keeping it real for the Reef

What does Aussie reality TV renovating show The Block have in common with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation? Two things you wouldn’t expect.

Find out

Kids corner

Diving pigs!

What happens when world-wide cartoon favourite Peppa Pig takes a dive with the whole family on the Great Barrier Reef to learn more about it?

Watch now

Creature feature

Killer battle for the Reef: Starfish vs Snail

It’s the oceanic equivalent of a world title fight. Killer vs killer. 

The spiked starfish responsible for single-handedly devouring vast amounts of Great Barrier Reef coral versus the giant killer snail that eats crown-of-thorns starfish for breakfast.

Find out the facts about this epic battle of ocean assassins, including the one-on-one clash with a triton captured on video.

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ReefBlitz locations - October 2017






Mackay | Whitsundays


Gladstone | Rockhampton



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