Category Archives: Turtles

K’gari (Fraser Island)

For at least 5,500 years the Butchulla people have called their island home K’gari, meaning Paradise. 185 years ago it was named Fraser Island by Europeans when shipwreck survivors from the ‘Stirling Castle’ came ashore. In late 2021 the island was renamed K’gari.

Green turtle returning to sea at dawn. K’gari.
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One Tree Island, Qld. 2021


One Tree Island Research Station is run by the University of Sydney. (photo above from their website)

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