Bob Muir

Australian Institute of Marine Science

Indigenous Partnership Coordinator
First Nations leaders in reef resilience


Bob Muir is a Woppaburra elder and Traditional Owner of the Keppel Islands, southern Great Barrier Reef. He is currently employed at AIMS as an Indigenous Partnership Coordinator with involvement in the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program and a major coral research project in the Keppel Islands. Bob has a vision for the future involved with the Woppaburra people developing businesses on Woppa (Great Keppel Island) in tourism, accommodation, entertainment, education supporting schools, healing retreats, rangers for working on sea country, research and surveys of sea country, walking tracks, weeds, fire management, cultural heritage management. He doesn’t plan to retire just doesn’t see it happening.