General FAQS

Where are you located?


Reef Check Australia works predominantly in South-east Queensland (Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast) and the Great Barrier Reef (Whitsundays, Townsville, Cairns, Port Douglas)

Do you offer internships or work experience?


Unfortunately we are not in a position to offer internships or work experience at this stage. We have a very small team of staff who work remotely and are therefore not able to offer the guidance and experience you deserve when undertaking an internship or work experience. 

Do you offer incursions or excursions for groups?


Depending on your location and group size and what you aim to achieve. Please complete our form located on our contact us page and provide as much detail as possible.

How can I volunteer?


If you want to become a reef surveyor check out the requirements here. Note that courses do not run year round and only occur a couple of times per year.

If you want to become a reef ambassador check out the requirements here.  Note these course also do not run year round and only occur a couple of times per year.

Don't want to commit or just visiting? - Check out our calendar to see what's on - there may be a beach clean up you can join!

Do you offer 3 month or 6 month volunteering opportunities?

I am coming from overseas, and want to volunteer for 3 months or 6 months on a project. Do you offer this?


Unfortunately we are unable to offer full-time volunteering roles as our field activities are not conducted from one location.