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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.

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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NMSC webinar on the value of marine industries and science

30 September 2021

On 16 September, the National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) hosted a webinar on the value of marine industries and sciences to the Australian economy. Around…

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Offshore wind key to Australia’s clean future

27 August 2021

In July 2021, the Blue Economy CRC, CSIRO, the Institute for Sustainable Futures, Saitec Offshore and the Maritime Union of Australia released a research report…

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Chair: Toni Moate, Director of National Facilities and Collections, CSIRO

Deputy Chair: Kim Picard, Chair of the AusSeabed Steering Committee, Geoscience Australia  

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