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Read news and stories about Australian marine science and the blue economy. This includes work by the NMSC, our member organisations and the wider marine science community.

It also includes stories highlighting the nexus between marine science, the blue economy and the development of strong economies, vibrant communities and healthy environments.

Independent Chair of National Marine Science Committee Applications now open

07 December 2023

Australia’s National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) is seeking an independent Chair to lead the next phase of its growth as the government finalises and implements…

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New NMSC reports guide future of Australian marine science.

02 March 2023

The National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) has today launched three new reports outlining future priorities for marine science in Australia. These reports are the result…

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Watch successful launch of The Midway Point

24 November 2021

The National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) launched the National Marine Science Plan 2015–2025: The Midway Point yesterday. The online event drew 164 attendees and was…

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Australia’s Oceans 11 – marine science priorities to enable the blue economy and Australia’s economic recovery

22 November 2021

The future of marine science in Australia, and its recent achievements, has been laid out in a new report by the country’s leading marine and…

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Seabed mapping highly valuable for blue economy growth

19 November 2021

Seabed mapping data directly contributed $9 billion to the Australian economy and employed over 56,000 FTEs in 2018-19, a recent Geoscience Australia (GA) report has…

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Online launch of The Midway Point

16 November 2021

On Tuesday 23 November, the National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) will launch the culmination of our past year’s work, the National Marine Science Plan 2015-2025:…

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Chair: Dr Patrick Hone, Managing Director, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

Deputy Chair: Dr Lyndon Llewellyn, Research Manager of the Australian Institute of Marine Science

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