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Citizen Scientists Nurture the Moreton Bay Hopespot (Aug 2017)

Great Barrier Reef: How you can help stop a great catastophe (April 2017)

Beneath the Surface Our Redlands Magazine (Autumn 2017)

Check out Moreton Bay's coral reefs (February 2017)

ABC Story: Moreton Bay coral discovery mapped out (January 2017)


Citizen science supports protection in the Moreton Bay Hope Spot (Dec 2016)

Coastcare members now Reef Checkers (Sept 2016)

Divelog Citizen science boosting knowledge about coral bleaching (July 2016)

Turtle Set Free Ahead of Clean Up (Feb 2016)


Ambassadors Vital to Local Reef Survival Dec 2015

Reefs off the Sunshine Coast compare to best in the world Nov 2015

Join the Big Clean Up for Baby Turtles. January 2015 

10 things to do this weekend- Join in our cleanup!  January 2015

Beach clean gives turtles a fighting chance to survive.  January 2015

Giving Hatchlings a chance.  January 2015


Lecture Series to Create Waves August 2014

Indigenous Owners Survey Bay's Reefs May 2014

Volunteers Clean Up Amity Shoreline March 2014

Divers Take to the Sea for Amity Clean Up March 2014

Beach Clean Up for Baby Turtles February 2014


First festival in Australia to eliminate disposable bottled water September 2013

Researchers warn: replant or perish September 2013

SCOPE episode: REEFSearch and citizen science

Creating a Healthy Tomorrow September 2013

Fringe Festival to focus on sustainable ecotourism September 2013

Third time lucky for Woody Island! August 2013

Jodi dreams of no clean up day August 2013

Litter poses a threat August 2013

Hands full for beach clean up August 2013

Ganging up on marine debris August 2013

Gaurdians of reef to hit beach clean up August 2013

Reef Lessons in Classroom June 2013

Students Help Protect Reef March 2013

Moreton Bay Community Groups urge vigilance on Marine Debris March 2013

Minister applaudes volunteers and industry for clean up March 2013

Army of Volunteers Cleans Up Redland March 2013

Flinders Reef Gets a Reef Check January 2013



Straddie clean-up nets tonnes of rubbish December 2012

Time ticking for our reefs- My Weekly Preview November 2012

Vodafone Foundation - Search with Jodi Salmond November 2012

Australian Diver becomes 100th shark watching volunteer Oct 2012

Vodafone Foundation - A Day in the Life with Reef Check Australia September 2012

Water refills to aid charities at the Caloundra Music Festival Sept 2012

Protecting Our Underwater Wonderland August 2012

Bays Reef Watch: Monitoring Reef Health August 2012

Reef Watchers on Job August 2012

Groups Combine for Big Clean Up (Sunshine Coast) August 2012

Sea of Rubbish Threat to Beaches August 2012

Vodafone Foundation - Jodi's Work Gets Noticed July 2012

Putting the FUN back in FUNdraising July 2012

Snorkelling in Fiji All Part of USC Studies June 2012

Vodafone Foundation - Jodi's World of Difference Story June 2012

Reef News in Townsville Bulletin June 2012 Page 1 & Page 2

Clean Up Australia Day at Amity Point March 2012

Volunteers fighting marine debris on our Townsville Coasts Feb 2012



Gold Coast Reef Surveys October 2011

Grey Nurse Shark Watch August 2011

Magnetic Island ReefSearch trial July 2011

Best Expedition in the World: Meeting the Marine Guardians July 2011

Dive Voluntourism--A leap of faith in XRAY MAG June 2011

REEFSearch on the Best Expedition in the World June 2011

Grey Nurse Sharks--A plight for survival on Banzai June 2011

Save a shark... with your camera! June 2011

Take 10 minutes, help a Reef in Suburban News May 2011

Conserving Australia's Great Barrier Reef in Ecologist

USC and RCA Island ReefSearch Adventure

RCA GBR Survey season kicks off in Port Douglas. Article from the local Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette

Ben Southall's Interview about The Best Expedition in the World with Ecologist


Video Shoot with UnderSea Productions, Oct 2010

Photo Shoot with UnderSea Productions, Oct 2010

10 x 10, October 2010

International clean-up day on the Seaway, September 2010

International Clean-Up Day - Club Marine Magazine, September 2010

RCA SEQ Community Award Finalist!  May 2010

Australian Geographic, March 2010 - How to save a coral reef

Eco Volunteering with RCA, March 2010

Hooked on clean up - Wynnum Herald, March 2010

(Clean-up 2010, link to additional pictures)



Banksia Environmental Awards 2009

Great Barrier Reef Foundation 2009 - Valuation of the reef

Coral charity challenges climate change October 2009

New database sheds light on the heal of our coral October 2009

Harnessing the Australian Spirit of the Volunteer August 2009

Coral reef charity improves kids' Reef IQ June 2009

Local charity partners with television giant June 2009

Spirit of the Reef Award March 2009



RCA Photo competition winners announced October 2008

What do coral reefs mean to you? April 2008

What's your Reef IQ? March 2008



RCA Photo competition winners announced October 2007

Reef Patrol - Townsville Eye August 2007

Reef Check Australia seeking trainers May 2007

Reef Check Australia seeking volunteers May 2007

Beeramundi: Saving reefs, one beer at a time May 2007  

Reef Cleaning Project - Sun Community Newspapers April 2007

Line of inquiry takes divers to green zones - Townsville Bulletin April 2007

Dive into Earth Day April 2007

Reef Check Declaration of Reef Rights March 2007

Divers check reefs' health - The Cairns Post 2007



Saving the Ocean, One Beer at a Time - The Log April 2006



Reef Check keeps track of coral - Outlook July 2005

Volunteers urged to dive into reef monitoring - Townsville Bulletin May 2005

Saving the reef awesome, but someone has to do it - Weekend Australian March 2005



Reef Check Australia - Dive Log Australasia December 2003

Divers help to protect reef - Canberra times September 2003

Global fix for Barrier reef - Northern Star September 2003

Making Waves - ABC North Queensland June 2003

Nelly Bay reef gets a checkup - Magnetic Times June 2003

Local volunteers check coral reef - June 2003

Good Grief! The Reef - Rock Reporter June 2003

Dive firms help with research - Whitsunday Times May 2003

Volunteers check coral reef health - Magnetic Times May 2003

Students volunteer to check reef health - Townsville Bulletin March 2003