Sailing with the Lizard Island Field Guide

Sailing with the Lizard Island Field Guide

Barbara Banks and her husband Paul are sailors and frequent visitors to Lizard Island aboard their yacht, Aquasafari.  Barbara is also a keen photographer and has contributed over 1,080 of the 28,250+ records in the Lizard Island Field Guide (LIFG). Barbara & Paul...
Zoli’s gifts of sight

Zoli’s gifts of sight

Sight is important in countless ways, including for science and for appreciating why life on the Great Barrier Reef is so worthy of our support and conservation. Zoltan Florian (Zoli) was Director of the light microscope unit at James Cook University from the 1970s to...
2017 AMRI Medal 

2017 AMRI Medal 

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.  The winners are announced at an annual black tie dinner.  This year it was held in August at the Sydney Town Hall. The...
John Gough Cyclone Shelter

John Gough Cyclone Shelter

Construction work on a cyclone shelter at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station is nearing completion.  It has been largely funded by a grant from the The Ian Potter Foundation, and will be called the John Gough Cyclone Shelter. The late John Gough AO...

Research vessels at Lizard Island

Donations to the Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation (LIRRF) go to support field research projects and facilities at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station. The facilities include fifteen boats that are in constant use by visiting scientists from...