• A special visit from our Patron, Ian Kiernan AO

    by  • January 14, 2011

    Staff, Board members and Volunteers were thrilled to welcome our Patron Ian Kiernan AO to the Centre this week.  Ian was visiting to gain an update on the rapid growth of the Centre’s operations in recent years and to discuss the next big project – replacing the sections of old asbestos roofing on our...

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    Whale Weekend a HUGE success

    by  • November 3, 2010

    Whale Weekend at the Discovery Centre was a huge success.  There was standing room only in the Theatrette on Friday night for Dave Donnelly’s very informative presentation about the latest news in whale research.     Saturday was a huge day, with loads of young families taking advantage of the free entry.  Many children...

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    Great Aussie Road Trip visitors

    by  • October 6, 2010

    The Power family from Lyneham in the ACT were our special guests last week as part of their Great Aussie Road Trip.  Jasmine, Jemma and little Teddy, along with parents Rachel and Greg and a few friends took part in a guided Rocky Shore Ramble with Sheree and Jade before touring the Discovery Centre....

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    A good result from the Sea Squirt DNA test results

    by  • May 19, 2010

    Long-awaited test results have identified that the sea squirt found in Twofold Bay in March is NOT the invasive sea squirt Didemnum vexillum.  This is a great relief to community members, fisherfolk and more importantly the mussel farmers in Twofold Bay who held grave fears for their mussel stock and future viability if the...

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