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Heron Island Research Station is located on Heron Island in the southern Great Barrier Reef. The Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland administers the Heron Island Research Station as well as the Moreton Bay Research Station, Central Boating and Diving facility, Central Glasshouse Services and the Science Workshops.

Mailing Address Contact details
Heron Island Research Station
via Gladstone QLD 4680
Telephone: +61 7 4978 1399 or 4978 1642
Facsimile: +61 7 4972 4173
Email: hirs@uq.edu.au

Staff duties frequently involve work outside the office so please send an email if you are unable to reach the desired staff member by phone. Staff hours are 8 am - 4 pm.

Please direct all invoices to hirs@uq.edu.au

Our Staff

STATION MANAGER

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Mark Witham
hirs.manager@uq.edu.au 
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    Abbie Taylor
    Deputy Manager/ Scientific Officer​​
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    Samuel Morison
    Scientific Officer

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    Megan Jurd
    Administration Officer

    Email
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    TBC
    Education Officer

    Email
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    TBC
    Boating & Diving Officer
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    Tom Pracy
    Boating & Diving Officer
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    Shaun Adlam
    Maintenance Officer

    Email
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    TBC
    Maintenance Officer

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    Erin Cobb
    Housekeeping Officer

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    Shawnee Boen Bunting
    Housekeeping Officer

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RESEARCH FACILITIES TEAM

Clint Chapman
Senior Manager Research Facilities and Infrastructure Planning
c.chapman1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3365 3818

Jasmine Roberts
Project Officer
researchfacilities.projects@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3346 1629