Tourism operators in the Whitsundays educate tourists and provide information on the reef and its conservation. The Eye on the Reef Program and Ap is promoted by operators with many sightings being then added into the GBRMPA database by visitors to the region. Staff and visitors often participate in community group initiatives including Eco Barge Clean Ups and monitoring programs. The passionate tourism operators and their staff leave lasting conservation messages with visitors that are taken back around the globe.

Monitoring Organisation Tourism Whitsundays

Name Al Grundy

Phone 0417 588 248


Position in organisation Chairman

Activity Type educational initiatives (e.g. schools programs, community initiatives)

Activity Indicators water quality in freshwater river basins

Activity location Offshore zone, Proserpine catchment, Whitsunday inshore zone

Frequency of monitoring

Monitoring Start Date 01/01/2015


Location of monitoring data

Date quality / confidence

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