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Media Supporters

An event of this magnitude would not be possible without the support of many supporting media and conservation channels both in print and online and we thank everybody for helping to make this possible

Conservation Partners

Reef Check Australia Reef Check Australia believes in protecting reefs and oceans by empowering people. We are an innovative environmental charity dedicated to protecting Australia’s reefs and oceans by engaging the community in hands-on research and education. Our teams are part of a worldwide network of trained volunteers that monitor and report on reef health in more than 90 countries using the standardised Reef Check scientific survey method. We truly think that everyone can contribute to better protection for our reefs and oceans and one of the first steps is appreciation. We’re thrilled to be a conservation charity partner for the 2012 Underwater Festival and would like to thank each of you for inspiring people to celebrate our amazing marine environments in Australia by sharing your photographs.


Print Magazines

Scubadiver Australasia Scuba Diver Australasia is the official publication of the PADI Diving Society. It reproduces everything the modern diver wants and needs to know about exploring our fascinating oceans and the creatures within it.

Sportdiving Sportdiving Australasia is the only dive magazine published in Australia and has been the Asia-Pacific's premier dive magazine for more than 35 years.

DiveLog Dive Log Australasia is the only give-away diver newspaper in the Australia. It has an unmatched diver readership with 10,000 copies distributed every month to divers in Australasia through participating dive retailers.

Ocean Geographic

Ocean Geographic explores the dynamics of our ocean – the source and cradle of all life on Earth, occupying nearly 70.98 per cent of our planet’s surface and provides 99 per cent of the Earth’s living space. Each edition of Ocean Geographic is a visual adventure of discoveries, exploration and dives into provoking issues that guarantee to inform, inspire and invigorate.

EZDIVE Magazine EZDIVE Magazine is a Chinese/English bilingual dive magazine and the only professional diving magazine supported by NAUI, TDISDI, SSI, DAN, HKUA and CUPA

Niugini Blue Niugini Blue Magazine is a quarterly magazine published in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Niugini Blue showcases the magnificent waters of PNG with gripping tales and stunning photography on diving, snorkelling, fishing, boating, paddling, and surfing.


Online and PDF

underwater australasia underwater australasia is a massive online portal and one of the most visited websites for divers interested in the Australasia region. Organiser of the Underwater Festival since 2007.

X-Ray Magazine X-Ray Mag is an international dive magazine. It is complimentary and published in pdf-format and distributed worldwide over the internet every other month.

In association with

Beyond Ocean Network The Beyond Ocean Network (BON) was created to grow and unite the scuba and watersports adventure industries to bring together the world’s major events in these industries.