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Our data is free, it's public, it's unbiased and it's valuable.

The main focus of our research is to provide valuable data on the health of Australian reefs. This data provides an important "early warning" to coral reef managers about any changes on the Reef. Through our Reef Health Database, this data is easier to input, report on and provide to people who can use it.

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Please see our Publications page for additional reports and papers.




Reef Check Australia's reports are available through Google Earth to the general public, coral reef managers and scientists. If you are interested in access to raw data, please contact us.



Our community-based reef health monitoring program helps to support ongoing efforts to understand and protect the valuable and extensive reef ecosystems in Queensland.  We work closely with government and non-government groups to best target our priority monitoring sites and provide useful opportunties to fill gaps in reef health knowledge. Data provides important comparisons for the globally-standardised Reef Check International program. We are constantly striving to find meaningful data applications that help support government and academic reef monitoring efforts.