Please note these prices are subject to change throughout the year without notice due to price changes from external suppliers. 2017 charges are below. 2018 charges have also been released for your planning purposes.

Station staff are available to provide assistance from 8:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm Monday - Friday. If assistance is required outside of those hours, please make your request in advance. There may be a charge.

If you are a UQ researcher and you are considering developing a longer-term project to be conducted on the station, contact the Station Manager to discuss what benefits or discounts may apply. 

2017 Research Charges

ACCOMMODATION & BENCH FEES1
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
Bunkroom $12.90 $15.60 p/person p/night
Shared Ensuite Room $14.95 $18.05 p/person p/night
Researcher House $26.80 $32.45 p/person p/night
Postgrad Cabin $21.40 $25.95 p/person p/night
ACCOMMODATION & BENCH FEES (OPTIONAL EXTRAS)
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
Cleaning Fee2 $51.50 $56.65 per hour
Linen Hire - Towel Hire3 $1.85 $2.05 per towel
LABORATORIES
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
All Labs Combined4 $10.70 $11.75 p/person p/day
STAFF ASSISTANCE (e.g. skipper, scientific officer)5
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
Staff Assistance Standard $48.40 $53.25 per hour
Staff Assist. Overtime $96.80 $108.70 per hour
VESSELS & VEHICLES
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
4WD Hire Full Day $97.85 $107.65  
4WD Hire Half Day $48.90 $53.80  
Twin engine boat, open ocean - Glaucus $103.00 $113.30 per day
Twin engine boat, open ocean - Xiphias $103.00 $113.30 per day
Single engine boat, Bay - Pelagia $82.40 $90.65 per day
Fuel (Boat or 4WD) @ cost @ cost  
SCIENCE & ADMINISTRATION
Item UQ Price Non UQ
(incl GST)
Units
Gas cylinders @ cost @ cost  
Disposal of unlabelled chemicals $200.00 $220.00  
Dive Tanks - filled at Scuba Centre $13.80 $15.20  
Food for animals @ cost @ cost  
Photocopies - BW $0.20 $0.25 per page
Photocopies - Colour $1.30 $1.45 per page
  1. Contact the Station to discuss rates for hiring the entire station, or for reduced rates for longer use of the Researcher House or Postgrad Cabin. The rates for Researcher House and Postgrad Cabin are a per bed rate and other users may be sharing the Researcher House. If you require the Researcher House exclusively please contact the station for a quote.
  2. You may be charged a cleaning fee if your room is not left in a clean state. Alternatively, you can opt to pay the cleaning fee if you would prefer Station staff to clean on departure. 
  3. If you are renting privately and wish to hire linens, please contact the Station. 
  4. The "All Labs Combined" fee covers use of reserved teaching rooms, research labs, wet labs, computer and library rooms (not kitchens, sitting or accommodation areas). This expense to be charged per person per day of access. 
  5. Guided tours are available, please contact the Station.