There are so many different ways that community members can get involved in protecting our oceans!
Join The Team! The CAFNEC Marine Response Team is a dynamic, friendly and empowering group. There are many different ways that a team member can contribute, so sign up and find out how you can be a part of it all!
Sign the Petition to stop the proposed dredging of 4.3 million cubic meters from Trinity Inlet. Right now Cairns faces a huge dredging proposal that, if approved, will put huge stress on the reef. Read more on our dredging information page.
Check our Every Day Change page to see what actions you can take in every day life and when visiting the reef, to ensure that you are reducing your impact on the reef.
Get involved in the Cairns Drain Stencil Project and spread awareness in the community that what goes does our drains ends up on the reef!
Recent Team Activities include:
- Cairns Drain Stencil Project – hands on
community water quality awareness project
2013 ‘Reef Rally’ – community gathering
- Community forum on Cairns Port Dredging
– linking the community with independent
leading scientists and local tourism operators
‘Reef hour’ Events – encouraging the
community to debate and discus Great Barrier
- Community information stalls e.g Rusty’s
- Ongoing petitioning to local, state and
- Online communication – website, social