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  • June 04, 2021 | 03:00 PM through June 06, 2021

    Borumba Deer Park Camping Ground in Imbil, Australia

    RCA at Pranafest

    Save the Date: Reef Check Australia has been nominated the Charity of Choice for Pranafest. 

    JUNE 4 | 5 | 6
    From the creators of Thrive Festival, ‘The Flow State Experience’ presents the first edition of the Sunshine Coast ultimate wellbeing & music event ‘PRANAFEST’. This is a total immersive experience of connectedness within music, art, country, community & culture. We have gathered the Sunshine Coast leading yoga teachers, breath-work facilitators, musicians, meditation experts and inspiring leaders for a transformational experience at the beautiful location of Borumba Deer Park Camping Ground.
    Discover, Grow, Learn, Expand, Reflect, Collaboration
    Come immerse yourself in a wonderland of creative self-expression, culture and healing to expand and connect to country, community & your higher self. The program features a rejuvenating list of workshops, presentations, live music entertainment, inspirational talks, cultural performances and uplifting evening concerts. Be encompassed by the Pranafest spirit and treat yourself to three days of culture and community in a holistically nurturing environment.
    This is your time to activate, rejuvenate and celebrate life. Drop in and expand, meet new friends, engage in expansive and deepening activities, dance, breath, heal, swim, relax and unlock your fullest potential.
    The Flow State Experience provides a safe environment where connection & collaboration is valued & encouraged by the creative community, for the creative community. We invite all like minded individuals to join us on this evolutionary journey of self worth, self development & self discovery.
    Connection · Creativity · Community · Culture · Collaboration
    Program Includes:-
    & more to come
    We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land which we live, love and work; the Gubbi Gubbi, Yuggera, Turrbal and Jagera peoples. We pay my respects to elders - past, present and emerging.
    Tickets via Humanitix, with zipPay available through Humanitix (Buy now, pay later, interest-free).
    For more information visit
  • June 09, 2021 | 06:30 PM

    Gold Coast Green Week: What lies beneath.... A deeper look at Gold Coast reefs

    Join Reef Check Australia and friends for this talk on the reefs of the Gold Coast as part of Green Week Gold Coast activities.

    Gina Broadbent is a Reef Check Australia Ambassador and she will be presenting on who Reef Check Australia is, what we do, how we do it, and some of our results to date. Gina will be focusing her presentation on results from the reefs around the Gold Coast and some of the amazing marine life that is observed.

    Virtual doors (zoom) opens at 6.25pm for a 6:30 pm start.

    Stay after the event for networking and nibbles (BYO obviously!) - get your burning questions answered and continue your thoughts, ideas and sea-minded discussions with your local community, all from the comfort of your couch!

    Bring a mate and share in the discovery!

    At Reef Check Australia we’re all about inspiring our mates and we love to read your thoughts! So, share your favourite parts about the night and tag us! Reef Check Australia 

    This initiative is hosted by Reef Check Australia, and Gold Coast Green Week and proudly supported by the City of Gold Coast.

    For more information contact [email protected]

  • June 10, 2021 | 06:30 PM

    DIY Beeswax Wraps

    As part of Gold Coast Green Week Activities Join Reef Check Australia to learn how easy it is to make Beeswax Wraps at home.

    This will be an interactive event and you will need the following materials:
    Oven or Iron: Ovens work quicker (set to 100C), but irons do work.
    Baking Paper: If you are using an iron you will need to put baking paper top and bottom.
    Food grade Beeswax - Pellets or a block but you will need to grate the block before hand (its takes a while). We recommend natural, unbleached Australian beeswax. You should be able to find a local supplier via a google search or trip to your local farmers market. 
    Grater: If you bought block wax, preferably an old one as it will not really be useable again for food.
    100% Cotton fabric. We like to use Drill as it is slightly thicker but any cotton fabric is fine. Just make sure you wash and dry it beforehand.
    Scissors or Pinking shears: Pinking shears give a pretty edge but scissors work just fine.
    Pastry brush or paintbrush: This is to spread the wax evenly on your fabric but it will not be useable for anything else afterwards, so we suggest you don't use your kitchen best.
    Pen and ruler: To mark out the fabric.
    Baking tin: If using the oven you need an old baking tin that you can fit the fabric in, if the fabric pieces are large you can fold them over in the tin. This tin will also not be useable for anything else afterwards so don't use the best one you have.

    Virtual doors (zoom) opens at 6.25pm for a 6:30 pm start.

    Bring a mate and share in the activity!

    At Reef Check Australia we’re all about inspiring our mates and we love to read your thoughts! So, share your favourite parts about the night and tag us! Reef Check Australia

    This initiative is hosted by Reef Check Australia in conjunction with Gold Coast Green Week, and proudly supported by oh so many groups including the City of Gold Coast, Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd, Sunshine Coast Council's Environment Levy partnerships grant, The June Canavan Foundation and Townsville City Council.

    For more information contact [email protected]

  • August 27, 2021 | 08:00 AM through September 05, 2021

    Sunshine Coast, Qld in Sunshine Coast, Australia

    RCA at the Horizon Festival

    Save the date to join Reef Check Australia at the Horizon Festival.

    Horizon Festival returns in 2021 with 10 days and nights of visual art, music, theatre, dance, words + ideas, film and creative workshops, inspired by the stories and beauty of the Sunshine Coast.
    This year we will again place local Sunshine Coast and Queensland artists at the very heart of our program and there’s lots of ways for locals to get involved in the festival.
    Our full festival program will be released on Thursday 17 June. Sign up to the Horizon Festival e-newsletter to be first to find out what’s in store:
    Reef Check will be there to discuss the importance of our impact on the environment and to help you calculate your carbon footprint.
    Stay tuned for more details.