• Our Changing Oceans, scientists speak out

    by  • April 8, 2015

    How are our oceans changing? What impacts will climate change have on our marine life and on us as a coastal community? These questions and more will be explored and answered at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre Marine Science Forum. The forum is being held on May 2 and 3, 2015 at Club...

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    Speaker Spotlight #3

    by  • April 2, 2015 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Professor David Booth Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Technology, Sydney Forum presentation: Invaders from the North: 15...

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    Piranhas at the beach?

    by  • April 1, 2015 • 1 Comment

    This is not real! It was an April Fools Day Joke. Exciting and slightly scary new discovery! Scientists have recently found a new marine species of Piranha, called the Ocean Piranha (Pygocentrus oceanus). Piranhas are an omnivorous species usually found in South American rivers but through a recent marine census a salt water species...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight #2

    by  • March 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Dr Mike Raybould Associate Professor of Tourism Management and Head of the Department of Hotel and...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight

    by  • March 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Professor Barbara Norman Foundation Chair of Urban and Regional Planning Director Canberra Urban & Regional Futures...

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    Youth Week Snorkel Safari

    by  • March 12, 2015

    Sunday April 12 10am at Spencer Park, Merimbula The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is inviting local youth to get wet to celebrate National Youth Week. Come along for a snorkel and BBQ lunch, all for free. Join qualified snorkel instructors and marine scientists to explore the underwater environment. Participants will take part in...

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    Grant success for National Science Week

    by  • March 7, 2015

     Science is coming to town with the announcement that the Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub is receiving a $15,000 grant to run activities for National Science Week in August. The Sapphire Coast Science Festival is a week-long celebration of science which will deliver high-profile science engagement activities for the entire community to participate in....

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    Holiday work experience

    by  • February 5, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Working at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre has always been a dream of mine. When I first visited the centre I was amazed not only by the displays and activities, but by the environment and atmosphere of the centre. The work experience was so amazing that I’m not sure I can summarise it....

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    Aquarist position available

    by  • February 3, 2015 • 0 Comments

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is seeking an Aquarium Maintenance Technician. Flexible hours, up to 12 a fortnight. Experience necessary. Applications close February 16, 5pm. For more details contact us on 02 6496 1699 or email: admin@sapphirecoastdiscovery.com.au

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