Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium to return to its original name

The iconic reef HQ aquarium spire

Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium to return to its original name. As part of the holistic approach to the Aquarium’s redevelopment, the popular tourism destination will remove ‘Reef HQ’ from its title and return to its first name – Great Barrier Reef Aquarium.  Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (Reef Authority) General Manager – […]

Reef HQ Aquarium is now on Monopoly’s latest edition

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Reef HQ Aquarium is now on Monopoly’s latest edition Reef HQ Aquarium is proud to be featured on the latest Monopoly board special edition, featuring iconic Townsville locations. A juvenile hawksbill turtle, affectionately known as ‘Koopa’, represents Reef HQ Aquarium on the Monopoly board. Koopa is one of the hundreds of turtles that were rehabilitated […]

Accolades for our Reef Education team

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Accolades for our Reef Education team The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s Outreach Reef Education programs have received yet another Pinnacle Award for “Programs of Distinction” that have engaged learners across the globe. Winning the Pinnacle Award has been described as “An honourable feat” by Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) Executive Director, […]

New future for Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium

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New future for Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (Reef Authority) is moving forward with planning a brand-new aquarium at Reef HQ. The Reef Authority will now progress to the detailed design stage of the new aquarium, and demolish the old, existing building. The new aquarium will be […]