CRC Reef Research Centre Ltd
The Cooperative Research Centre for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (incorporated as CRC Reef Research Centre Ltd) is a knowledge-based partnership of coral reef managers, researchers and industry. CRC Reef provides research solutions to protect, conserve and restore the world's coral reefs by ensuring industries and management are sustainable and that ecosystem quality is maintained. The needs of end-users are incorporated into the design, instigation and progress of research.
Centrally located to the Indo-Pacific region, in Townsville in far northern Queensland, CRC Reef Research Centre Ltd and its partners are an internationally-recognised focus of expertise and experience in coral reef science, technology and management.
The CRC Reef Research Centre was established and is supported under the Australian Governments Cooperative Research Centres Program.
CRC REEF RESEARCH PRIORITIES
The priorities for CRC Reef's research are determined by the Board in consultation with users of the research. The list of CRC Reef research tasks is available by clicking here. In addition, the CRC Reef is actively seeking resources and partners to pursue research in areas which are crucial to sustaining coral reefs around the globe.
Biodiversity (use & conservation)
Sustainable fisheries (commercial, recreational & traditional)
Environmental sustainability of ports and shipping