RRAP partner organisations have interests, roles and responsibilities in The Great Barrier Reef and significantly contribute to the program through expertise, facilities and funding.
The Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF) is saving our Reef and its marine life for future generations. It brings together people and science to deliver the world’s largest coral reefs program with more than 60 Reef-saving projects. Its projects are driving solutions to the growing combination of threats facing our Reef and its marine life. As a founding partner, GBRF is working with Australia’s leading science organisations to deliver the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program to improve the health of the world’s largest reef and coral reefs globally.
The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australia’s tropical marine research agency and the managing entity for the RRAP R&D Program. AIMS science leads to healthier marine ecosystems, economic, social and environmental benefits for all Australians and protection of coral reefs from climate change.
James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top two percent of the world’s universities and conducts internationally-recognised research in areas including coral reef science, biodiversity, and tropical ecology. JCU has been ranked the world’s top university for Marine and Freshwater Biology and is home to more than 20 major research centres and institutes, including the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.