Heron Island Research Station has been a hub for groundbreaking coral reef research and education for more than 70 years. Located on the southern Great Barrier Reef and surrounded by pristine coral reef habitats, we offer researchers, students and teachers unrivalled access to one of the world’s most biodiverse marine ecosystems.

Explore the facilities and the stunning biodiversity and ecosystems that surround us.

Take the virtual tour!

To learn more about Heron Island Research Station, head to their website.

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About UQ Sustainability Week 2021

Sustainability Week is an opportunity for the UQ community to celebrate and promote sustainability across UQ's campuses and sites. From August 16-20, a range of activities and events are hosted across all areas of the University, including markets, workshops, crafts and DIY, film screenings, specialist presentations, tree plantings, bird watching and garden tours, solar tours, forums and panel discussions, competitions and challenges to inspire sustainable behaviours.

Join us for the fun, check out the full program! Stay up to date by liking UQ Sustainability on Facebook or following us on Instagram

Important update: Based on the recent Covid restrictions, this year's Sustainability Week will be entirely online. Those events that cannot be transitioned to an online format will be postponed. Keep an eye on our social media channels, and our website for updates! (last updated Wednesday 25 August).