Earthwatch Institute of Australia held its 40th Anniversary Oceania Gala Dinner to raise money and awareness about the deteriorating ocean environments around the world. The August 10th event saw over $40,000 raised with Brother International Australia as the presenting sponsor. Brother International Australia is a long term supporter of Earthwatch as part of its ongoing commitment to environmental conservation.
Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located at the southern tip of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Situated within a highly protected ’Green Zone’ the island is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life and is known for its abundance of manta rays, turtles, amazing array of spectacular marine life and unspoilt coral reef.