Whitsundays Healthy Heart

The Whitsundays Healthy Heart project offers local tourism businesses an opportunity for genuine commitment and sustainable action in our region.

Whitsundays Healthy Heart

Part of the Whitsunday Reef Islands Initiative program


Project Lead: Whitsunday Regional Council

Key project partners: Over 40 participants from the local tourism industry including marine, island resort, accommodation and aviation businesses.


Whitsundays Healthy Heart:

With climate change the number one threat to the Reef, reducing carbon emissions is at the heart of the Reef Islands Initiative.

The Whitsundays Healthy Heart project is assisting local tourism businesses to measure and reduce their ecological and carbon footprint and offers an opportunity for genuine commitment and sustainable action in our region. This world-leading effort will contribute towards the achievement of a Sustainable Destination certification for the Whitsundays.

Whitsunday Healthy Heart Team People standing in a group

Whitsunday Healthy Heart logo on reef background.


Get Involved

Register your interest in the program by scanning the QR code, or participate in workshops and forums organised by the Whitsunday Climate Change Innovation Hub.

Lendlease, Australian Government, Reef Trust, Queensland Government, Fitzgerald Family Foundation, Great Barrier Reef Foundation
Funding source: The Reef Islands Initiative is a Great Barrier Reef Foundation program, supported by funding from Lendlease, the Australian Government’s Reef Trust, the Queensland Government and the Fitzgerald Family Foundation.

Project contacts

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