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The Australian Marine Conservation Society is Australia's only national charity dedicated exclusively to protecting ocean wildlife and their homes.

Rise for the Oceans

AMCS is part of Brisbane Festival! For one night only, author Tim Winton, musicians Bernard Fanning and Katie Noonan, solo sailor Jessica Watson and author of The Reef - A Passionate History, Professor Iain McCalman and other special guests will edify, thrill, entertain and enlighten us with their hopes and fears for our oceans and reefs – and the extraordinary creatures that inhabit them.

Directed by Vivid Sydney Creative Director Ignatius Jones, the evening will celebrate this hidden universe using projections, illuminated sculptures, dazzling light and animated art.

Be quick as the show is a special one night only event! 

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Live from the World Heritage Committee meeting

AMCS Great Barrier Reef Community Campaigner Cherry Muddle is in Bonn, Germany for the World Heritage Committee meeting. The meeting will determine whether the Reef will be labelled as In Danger or kept on probation for the next two years.

Cherry will meet with delegates and speak from the heart about the beauty of the Reef and how important it is to protect our natural wonder. Cherry lives in Airlie Beach and will be sharing stories from the Whitsunday community, highlighting the love and concern Australians have for our national treasure.

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World Heritage Committee is still worried and still watching – Reef not out of danger yet: AMCS

Today’s decision by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘watch’ list for another four years shows that the Reef is still at risk of being listed as ‘in danger’ and the Australian government needs to do more to protect it, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

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Newman government keen on Adani coalmine despite treasury advice

The former Queensland government planned to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into project even after being warned it was unviable and risky

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Christensen’s attack on environment groups’ work to protect the Reef slammed

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has slammed claims by Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen, in an advertisement that environment groups are posing a threat to the tourism industry and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Good Fish Project means better oceans

Good Fish ProjectAustralians depend on chefs and restaurants for great quality, delicious seafood.

Every day more and more diners want to know where their fish is from and how it was caught or farmed.

So we’ve consulted with chefs and seafood providers to produce The Good Fish Project, to help chefs confidently use and promote seafood that doesn’t harm our oceans.

The Good Fish Project is an industry-inspired initiative designed to engage chefs and catering professionals in the sumptuous world of sustainable seafood.

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