Members and Friends

The heart of our Foundation

Members and Friends provide consistent donations that enable us to provide reliable support for coral reef research.

Life members contribute $100,000 or more, which may be over several years.

Members contribute $1,000 or more within a year.

Friends give up to $999 in a year.

Any amount you give will be greatly appreciated and put to good use. Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible in Australia.

Life Members

The Banyer Family
Michael and Catherine Batten
Ken Coles AM and Rowena Danziger AM
Ian Darling AO & Min Darling
Bill Hayward OAM & Alison Hayward
Vivian and Wendy King
Raymond Kirby AO
Robert Maple-Brown AO & Susan Maple-Brown AM
Craig Moffatt
Gordon Moffatt AM
Scott Moffatt

Lady Potter AC
Heather Power
Robert Purves AM
Alan & Lynne Rydge
David and Daniela Shannon
Charlie Shuetrim AM & Sandy Shuetrim
Paul and Lucie Slade
Dick Smith AC & Pip Smith AO
Peter Teakle
Julie Viney
Sally White OAM & Geoffrey White OAM


Estate of Zoltan Florian

Estate of Geraldine Haworth

Estate of Chris Joscelyne

Current members

Barbara Agar
Antoinette Albert
David and Megan Armstrong
Sam Armstrong
Apollo Sports Company
Philip Bacon AM
Ken and Roddy Bell
Peter and Penny Berents
Ross and Bronwyn Boakes
S.L. Bray Memorial Foundation
Chris and Philippa Bundey
John Calvert-Jones AM and Janet Calvert-Jones AO
Coles Danziger Foundation
Peter Curry and Penny Davis
Delaware North Australia Parks and Resorts
Jonathan and Christine Dempsey
Lynnie and Edgar Downes
Percy & Nicola Ellis
Ian & Angela Fendley
Michael Fordham & Georgie Haysom
Belinda Gibson
John & Margie Goodall
David Goodman
Gough Family
Colette Garnsey OAM
Peter & Linda Greer
Geoff & Elisabeth Haddy
Tony Haider
Louise & Mike Hamshere
Paul & Gail Harris
Hartley Family
Hartog Family, Chestnut Tree Foundation
Kate Hayward
Sam Hayward
Tom Hayward & Fiona Martin-Weber
Tom Healy AO and Jan Gill
Jane Hemstritch AO
Krystal Higgins
Simon & Sophie Holloway
James Family Fund
Elizabeth & Robert Johnson
Robyn Julian
James Kirby & Claire Wivell-Plater
James N. Kirby Foundation
John Leece AM & Anne Leece

Juliet Lockhart
Diccon and Elisabeth Loxton
Rick & Nicola Macdonald
Madden Sainsbury Foundation
Alice Mahoney and Family
Maple-Brown Family Foundation
Mark McGovern & Katherine Gambini
Ian and Susie McIntosh
Ian and Margaret McKellar
Penelope McKeown
Andrew and Abbey McKinnon
Minderoo Foundation
Susan Morgan OAM
John and Jacqui Mullen
In Memoriam Gerald (Bill) Page-Hanify
Peters Family Foundation
The Ian Potter Foundation
The Raymond E. Purves Foundation
Scott and Fiona Reinke
Peter Rockey and Patricia Roberts
Rossi Foundation
Libby and David Salkeld, The Corella Fund
Sapphire Project
John Sharpe and Claire Armstrong
Geoffrey Shuetrim and Alex Heath
David and Vanessa Shuetrim
Nell and Hermon Slade Trust
Hermon Slade Raiatea Foundation
Dick and Pip Smith Foundation
Tracy Steggall, Horizon Foundation
Nigel Stewart
John and Christina Stitt
Jane Taylor and Scott Malcolm
Rob Thomas AO and Sam Meers AO
Thyne Reid Foundation
Lucinda and Richard Udovenya
Lyle Vail AM and Anne Hoggett AM
Jol and Jane Valentine
John Villiers Trust
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
Rob Wannan OAM & Bron Wannan
Charles Warman Foundation
Sarah Whyte
Steve Wilson AM and Jane Wilson AO
Westpac Group Matching Gifts Program
Yulgilbar Foundation

Coral reefs need our help

The Great Barrier Reef is a vital part of our ecosystem and a natural wonder beloved by Australians. It is a World Heritage Area that is at risk of being listed as 'in danger' in recognition of the many challenges it faces.

Science and the will for change are the only possible solutions. Our work is helping.

Will you help us?


Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation
c/- Australian Museum
1 William Street, Sydney NSW 2010

Lizard Island Research Station
+61 (0)7 4060 3977

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We acknowledge Dingaal and Ngurrumungu Traditional Owners of the lands, seas and skies of the Lizard Island region.