Tuesday 24 June 2014
Judith Wright’s Reef account to be relaunched
The Great Barrier Reef is still the closest most people will come to Eden. So said Judith Wright, arguably one of Australia’s greatest poets.
Over a long and distinguished literary career she published poetry, children’s books, literary essays and works of non-fiction. Read more
Friday 20 June 2014
Historical Ninney Rise opens its doors for conservation conversations
In 1957 artist John Busst and his wife Alison moved from Bedarra Island to Bingil Bay and built Ninney Rise. They used local materials and did much of the construction work themselves. Read More
Monday 16 June 2014
Renowned coral scientist returns to Ninney Rise
Charlie Veron was the first full-time researcher on the Great Barrier Reef and since that time has logged more than 6000 hours underwater.
Diving since he was 18, Charlie has participated in 67 expeditions to all of the major reef regions of the world and has described more than a quarter of the world’s coral species. Read more