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Information on the communication facilities available at Lizard Island Research Station and how to contact us.


Broadband satellite internet access is available to researchers and university-level student groups. This can be accessed through four computers in the Kirby Computer Room or wirelessly throughout the lab area. There is a charge for internet usage to cover costs.

Phone and fax

There is a single phone for visitors' use with which a phonecard is required. Phonecards are available for sale at LIRS.

Incoming calls can be received on the visitors' phone. The number is +61 (0)7 4060 3000.
Messages for visitors will be taken on the office phone. The number is +61 (0)7 4060-3977.
Faxes can be sent and received on: +61 (0)7 4060-3055


Regular mail is sent and received every weekday. Stamps and postcards are available for sale at the Station.

Contact details

Lizard Island Research Station
PMB 37
Cairns QLD 4870

Office phone: +61 (0)7 4060 3977
Visitors' phone: +61 (0)7 4060 3000
Fax: +61 (0)7 4060 3055
Email Lizard Island Research Station