Nemo Needs Us - A Fundraiser for The Great Barrier Reef (source: The Courier Mail, 2012)
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world. Unfortunately, it is currently under threat from the most widespread, rapid and damaging set of industrial developments in Queensland's history.
Save the Reef (source: Australian Marine Conservation Society)
Tickets include a complimentary glass of bubbly, plus entertainment by legendary jazz band The Connie Lansberg Quartet from 8.30pm onwards. Also available on the night will be special food and drink offers, including $8 Cocktails themed for the event.
The Queensland Government is fast-tracking mega port developments, dredging and dumping of millions of tonnes of seabed and rock, and encouraging a shipping superhighway. The Australian Government is approving these developments, including the world's biggest coal port at Abbot Point, 50 km from the Whitsunday Islands.