Strait Expectations

Strait Expectations is a project led by the Burnett Mary Regional Group to restore wetlands in the Great Sandy Biosphere.


World Heritage listed K’gari (Fraser Island) is the largest sand island in the world.


There are 53 species of migratory birds in the Great Sandy Biosphere listed under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

Marine turtles

Marine turtles migrate great distances to reach their feeding grounds and nesting sites in the Great Sandy Biosphere.

Great Sandy Marine Park

The Marine Core Zone of the Great Sandy Biosphere consists of what is now known as the Great Sandy Marine Park, which was proclaimed in 2006.