• SCMDC Annual Marine Science Forum 2016

    by  • January 5, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre (SCMDC)  is seeking expressions of interest to speak at our Annual Marine Science Forum in Merimbula on May 28 (Saturday) & 29(Sunday) 2016. The theme for this year is ‘Marine Debris’ and your talk must reflect this theme. Talks go for approximately 30 min with 15 min Q&A,...

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    Tuesday 29 December 2015 at the Centre

    by  • December 28, 2015

    Tuesday 29th December activities at the Discovery centre: 10:30am MARINE ARTS & CRAFTS 1:30pm SEAQUESTS – presented by Anthony Hill of Plastic Pollution Solutions; this new holiday activity combines pictures, sound, action, video and trivia – making it an exciting, engaging and informative activity for all ages at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre...

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    So long, Farewell

    by  • October 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Or should I say Selamat tinggal, as I am off to Indonesia. I have taken a seven month volunteer position in Indonesia as part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program, an Australian Government initiative. I will be living in Mataram on Lombok in Indonesia and working with a local not-for-profit organisation. My...

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    School Holiday Fun

    by  • September 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

    The school holidays are almost upon us. I can hear the excitement now. The weather is warming up and the whales are swarming the Sapphire Coast, Spring is the perfect time to explore the local marine environment. And what better way than with the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. See beneath the ocean surface...

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    Work experience student from Victoria

    by  • August 31, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Wanting to work in a field of environmental and marine science, the marine discovery centre in Eden was a great insight into that field of work. Nervous on my first day, I was greeted by the always cheerful Kerryn, who walked me around the building showing me the lab, the tanks as well as talking...

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    Marine Discovery Open Day

    by  • August 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    We are opening our doors to celebrate National Science Week 2015. The Marine Discovery centre will be open from 10am – 3pm on Saturday August 22 to showcase the science surrounding our beautiful marine environment. We will have our new touch tank in for visitors to get up close and personal with rock pool...

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    Science Festival coming to town

    by  • July 21, 2015

    This August science is hitting the Sapphire Coast with a bang! The Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub is putting on a science extravaganza to celebrate National Science Week and everyone is invited!  All sorts of great events will be on between Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 23 across the Sapphire Coast.    ...

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    Work Experience

    by  • June 5, 2015 • 0 Comments

    My name is Rhyse Grewar, I am currently in year 10 at Eden Marine High school, I chose to do work experience at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre because I have always been interested in marine wildlife when I’m surfing or fishing in the ocean. Over the past week that I have being...

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