Across Australia, scientists, rangers and volunteers work together to understand and protect marine turtles.

Turtle Monitoring Groups


Bribie Island Turtle Volunteers

Bowen Sea Turtle Assessment and Rehabilitation Inc (BSTAR)

Cooloola Coastcare TurtleCare Rainbow Beach handles Teewah Beach from the Camping Zone north to Double Island Point, Rainbow Beach to the tip of Inskip Point including the Coloured Sands beach south to Double Island Point.

Coolum North Shore Turtle Monitoring Action Group handles Mooloolaba to Sunshine Beach.

Mackay and District Turtle Watch

Mon Repos Turtle Research Centre, Bundaberg Region

Moore Park Beach, Bundaberg Region

Noosa Council (See also Sunshine Coast)

Port Curtis

Queensland Turtle Research and Conservation Project, Queensland Department of Environment and Science at Mon Repos Conservation Park—Research Base

Sandy Cape Turtle Monitoring [K'gari], Lower Mary River Land and Catchment Care Group

Sunshine Coast Council Turtle Care

  • TurtleCare Sunshine Coast

  • Turtle Care Shelley Beach

  • Coolum North Shore Coastcare Turtle Monitoring Action Group (Sunshine Coast and Noosa beaches and from the end of the camping zone south on Teewah Beach)

Townsville Region Marine Turtle Strandings Volunteer Network

Wreck Rock Beach - Queensland Turtle Volunteers (Goes to their FaceBook Group) handles the Deepwater National Park.


NSW TurtleWatch

Western Australia

AIMS Turtle Research (Goes to their website)

Care for Hedland Flat Back Turtle Monitoring (Goes to their website)

Ningaloo Turtles (Goes to their website)

Sea Turtle Foundation

To add a group, submit a group name, website, Facebook group and details. Email: : Webmaster@turtlecare.org.au