• National Marine Science Committee

    Marine science driving the development of Australia's blue economy

A unified marine science community

Australia has a strong, committed and united marine science community with a high international profile. This is exemplified by representatives of 29 research institutions, universities and government departments coming together to form the National Marine Science Committee (NMSC).

Australia got ‘In the Zone’ to discuss our region’s marine future

The big picture – a vision in blue

Marine science will help Australia realise the triple-bottom-line benefits of our marine estate while protecting the values and natural assets we all hold so dearly.