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Morris Group

WELCOME TO MORRIS GROUP

Morris Group is an Australian-owned family business on a mission to make a positive impact, doing work we love.

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What we do

Morris Group invests in people, places, renewable energy, technology and aviation–creating opportunities for connection with nature, and with one another.

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Reef Keepers

Morris Group is proud to launch Reef Keepers: an environmental fund which donates to projects and organisations protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

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Work with us

If you believe that every day is a chance to do something great and want to be part of the best in people, places and quality of experience, Morris Group could be for you!

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Happenings at Morris Group

RIPE FOR CHANGE GRANTS 2020

In 2020, the Ripe for Change community grants program (founded by Morris Family Foundation and now funded by a collaboration of philanthropists) granted $133,000 to 17 different projects working to

CLIFFTOPS COMPLETE AT PENNSYLVANIA CASTLE

The long awaited Clifftops development at Pennsylvania Castle in Portland was completed in October 2020. Clifftops is a unique development of five luxury lodges, hewn out of the Portland stone

REGENERATING AGRICULTURE BLUEPRINT REPORT

Working with Sustainable Table and researcher and regenerative farmer Tanya Massy, in 2020 the Morris Family Foundation developed and published the Blueprint for Impact: Regenerating Agriculture in the Great Barrier

ORPHEUS ISLAND GETS MOUA DIVE LICENCE

In October of 2020, Orpheus Island Lodge were announced as one of only five operators on the Great Barrier Reef with a dive licence to visit the Museum of Underwater

GBR HELICOPTER PURCHASE

In December 2019, GBR Helicopters was purchased by the Morris Group to join the existing Nautilus Aviation operations. The newly branded Morris Aviation Australia will be the largest helicopter fleet

PORTSEA HOTEL OPENS

Just in time for Christmas in 2018 the newly renovated Portsea Hotel re-opened with and expanded beer garden overlooking Port Phillip Bay. The venue has proven to be very popular

2019 RIPE FOR CHANGE GRANT RECIPIENTS

The Sustainable Table, is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2019 Ripe for Change Community Grants Program. The Morris Family Foundation first seeded this project, and now it’s a

MT MULLIGAN LODGE THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE LUXURY LODGES OF AUSTRALIA

We’re excited to announce that Mt Mulligan Lodge is the newest member of the Luxury Lodges of Australia collection. Offering laid-back luxury in a quintessential Australian setting, guests can immerse

ORPHEUS ISLAND LODGE 100% SOLAR POWERED

In May this year, when Orpheus Island Lodge installed 810 gleaming solar panels on the hill behind the lodge we hoped the 300kW array would be able to provide up

THE NORTHERN ESCAPE COLLECTION WELCOMES MT MULLIGAN LODGE

The Northern Escape Collection has expanded with the recent opening of Mt Mulligan Lodge in remote Far North Queensland. The luxury outback lodge is situated on a secluded, entirely private

REDUCING PLASTIC AT THE VILLE RESORT CASINO

900 staff members at The Ville have been transitioned away from disposable take away coffee cups while on shift and instead have been given a reusable alternative in an effort

ORPHEUS ISLAND LODGE & DAINTREE ECOLODGE ENTER THE TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME

Both Orpheus Island Lodge and Daintree Ecolodge have earned a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years and are therefore qualified for the Certificate of

NEW LOOK NORTHERN ESCAPE COLLECTION

Morris Group’s collection of boutique lodges in Far North Queensland has had a facelift. Working with Sydney-based design team Toohey Creative, the new creative is designed to celebrate the distinct

CLIFFTOPS DEVELOPMENT AT PENN ESTATE

The Penn Estate in Portland, UK, has begun development on an exciting new resort called Clifftops. The development will have five lodges (10 rooms) hewn out of the Portland Stone

COLONIAL BREWING INTRODUCES: PORTER

Drink yourself a jacket this winter; introducing Colonial Brewing’s robust Porter. Rich roasted malts are the star attractions when it comes to our deep, dark porter. It’s brewed with chocolate