12/13/2018 - 15:15

Cyclone Communication

There is currently a tropical cyclone in North Queensland. We will use this page to provide updates on the situation on the Island. Latest Update Tropical Cyclone Owen is currently a category 3 system between Port Roper and Port McArthur. There is...

11/26/2018 - 14:30

Freight Barge 2019 Schedule

Below are the proposed freight barge dates. Please note that the dates listed below are the dates the barge will make its run to and from the island. Items should continue to be delivered to the Barge Yard (11 Rooksby St) by the two days preceding...

07/06/2018 - 13:15

Farewell Maureen

Please join Heron Island Research Station in extending your best wishes to Maureen Roberts on her retirement on the 3rd of August this year. Maureen’s time as Administration Officer at HIRS spans 17 years of service, and I'm...

04/11/2018 - 13:00

Smoke-Free UQ HIRS

02/01/2018 - 15:15

Introducing the Live Learning Library

Heron Island Research Station is excited to introduce the Live Learning Library, a purpose-built open-access data repository to record, share and monitor ecological information gathered from the facility. The Library is already housing baseline data...

12/05/2017 - 14:45

Island Research Stations Newsletter 2017

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

11/22/2017 - 09:15

Heron Islander Transfer Change

Heron Island Research Station has been advised that as of Wednesday 3rd April 2019, the catamaran that transfers passengers between Gladstone and Heron Island will be changing its schedule. Times will be confirmed early in 2019, however, it is...

10/13/2017 - 10:00

2018 Tariffs

Charges for 2018 have been released. They are available here in pdf format for easy download. These tariffs will come into effect 1 January 2018. 2018 Research Tariffs 2018 Education Tariffs 2018 Conference Tariffs

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

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