• Call for speakers

    by  • January 28, 2015 • 0 Comments

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is seeking expressions of interest to speak at our Annual Marine Science Forum in Merimbula on May 2 & 3 2015. The theme for this year is ‘Our Changing Oceans’, your talk must reflect this theme. Talks go for 30 min with 15 min Q&A and possibly an...

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    Rock pool excursion

    by  • January 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Last weekend National Parks Association of NSW members enjoyed a somewhat different excursion to what they are used to with a visit to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, followed by exploration of nearby rock pools. In the Marine Centre the group viewed informative displays about the marine environment with a particular focus on our region....

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    Tathra students clean up their act

    by  • December 22, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Combining science and helping the environment with a trip to the beach is a great way to spend a day at school. Year 3 students at Tathra were lucky enough to be part of a program that did just that. ‘Marine Debris – Clean Up Your Act’ is a new school program run by...

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    Colouring In Competition winners

    by  • November 20, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The results are in! The judges had a very difficult time choosing winners as there were so many fabulous entries. A big thank you to everyone that entered. The winners are (drum roll)…… 0 -7 years 1st place – Anya Epe 2nd place – Chloe Nagle 3rd place – Paige Barbaric 8-14 years 1st...

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    Marine Discovery Centre Networking – Island Style

    by  • November 14, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Each year representatives from Marine Discovery Centre’s Australia get together  for an annual Marine Discovery Centre conference. At these conferences like minded Marine Educators meet up and over a period of two to three days discuss ideas, give presentations about their own centres, hear interesting talks and share experiences.   It is an excellent opportunity...

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    Explore the ocean depths with James Cameron

    by  • August 29, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Deep Sea Challenge 3D – Movie Fundraiser Night Dreamed of going to the bottom of the sea to explore the deep, dark, mysterious depths?  Well, now you can – at least through the eyes of someone who did! Film maker James Cameron (director of such films as Titanic, Avatar, Terminator, Aliens and The Abyss), has dreamed of...

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    Oceans Connected Marine Survey

    by  • August 20, 2014 • 0 Comments

    This Saturday (August 23) SCMDC is holding an Open Day to celebrate National Science Week. As part of the Open Day we will be running our second Oceans Connected marine survey.  The survey is running from 11am – 1pm and we would like to invite you to come along and be citizen scientists for the day....

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