02/03/2017 - 09:45

Heron Island Research Station Barge Schedule

We have been advised that there will be additional changes to the freight barge schedule this year. For some months of the year the freight barge will run fortnightly instead of weekly. Below are the proposed freight barge dates. Please note that...

11/28/2016 - 15:30

Island Research Stations Newsletter 2016

We publish a newsletter about activities at Heron Island and Moreton Bay Research Stations annually. The Island Research Newsletter describes events, news, upgrades, scholarships and research on the Islands and provides a unique insight into Island...

11/28/2016 - 08:30

Heron Island Research Station reveals secrets of the Reef at Open Day

Hands on displays of molluscs and crustaceans, and seminars by reef researchers for visitors were among the highlights of this year’s University of Queensland Heron Island Research Station Open Day held recently. Heron Island Research Station...

10/31/2016 - 12:30

2017 Tariffs

Charges for 2017 have been released. They are available here in pdf format for easy download. These tariffs will come into effect 1 January 2017. 2017 Research Tariffs 2017 Education Tariffs 2017 Conference Tariffs

09/29/2016 - 09:15

New Green Initiatives on Heron Island Research Station

It is with great excitement that we announce the launch of the Heron Island Research Station Green Office Initiatives. The Green Office is a program within UQ Sustainability that promotes environmental awareness and sustainable practices in the...

06/14/2016 - 09:00

The island life of researchers

06/03/2016 - 09:15

Mapping the Great Barrier Reef

12/21/2015 - 11:15

David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef: offers a new kind of interactive journey

A new kind of interactive website will allow viewers to join David Attenborough as-live on an interactive journey across the Great Barrier Reef.  Follow animals as they travel across the reef, swipe and see how they see and hear, touch the...

12/01/2015 - 17:00

Island Research Newsletter 2015

We publish a newsletter about activities at Heron Island and Moreton Bay Research Stations annually. The Island Research Newsletter describes events, news, upgrades, scholarships and research on the Islands and provides a unique insight into Island...

10/29/2015 - 11:45

2016 Tariffs

Charges for 2016 have been released. They are available here in pdf format for easy download. These tariffs will come into effect 1 January 2016. 2016 Research Tariffs 2016 Education Tariffs 2016 Conference Tariffs

09/24/2015 - 09:15

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08/25/2015 - 14:00

Changes to Heron Island Catamaran Schedule

From Wednesday the 7th of October the Heron Island passenger ferry will be moored at the island instead of Gladstone. It will depart the island at 10:00am, five days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday). It is expected to arrive...

08/03/2015 - 16:00

National Science Week on the Station

As part of National Science Week, Heron Island Research Station are running a range of exciting events over the week of 18 August. The Station will be hosting a number of entertaining and educational events and displays to celebrate...

03/31/2015 - 12:30

Virtual Tour

We have launched a brand new virtual tour of the Heron Island Research Station. For those of you have not visited the Station in some time, those who want to make friends jealous showing them where you spent some time on a field trip, or those...

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