Exactly 50 years ago, diver Eddie Hegerl and friends gathered the scientific evidence that compelled the Queensland Government to refuse an application to mine Ellison Reef. This set the legal precedent for protecting the whole Great Barrier Reef and creating the world’s largest marine park.
Celebrate the past and influence the reef’s next 50 years at
ELLISON REEF SAVED - 50TH ANNIVERSARY.
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