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612 ABC Brisbane: Iain McCalman Iain McCalman – A passionate history

You can see the Great Barrier Reef from space.

You can sit on a beach and admire her sparkling blue magnificence.

You can dive and snorkel and fish in her watery smorgasbord of marine life.

But tonight you will delve into the depths of how the Great Barrier Reef came to be one of the greatest characters in the story of Australia.