Bob Muir

Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator

Bob Muir is a Woppaburra elder and Traditional Owner of the Keppel Islands, southern Great Barrier Reef.  He is currently employed at AIMS as an Indigenous Partnership Coordinator with involvement in the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program and a major coral research project in the Keppel Islands.   Bob has a vision for the future involved with the Woppaburra people developing businesses on Woppa (Great Keppel Island) in tourism, accommodation, entertainment, education supporting schools, healing retreats, rangers for working on sea country, research and surveys of sea country, walking tracks, weeds, fire management, cultural heritage management. Also supporting the North Keppel Island Environmental Education Centre, Department of Environment and Science QLD National Parks, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. He doesn’t plan to retire – just doesn’t see it happening.