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

Journey to the Coral Sea

Fiona Maxwell

Beyond the Great Barrier Reef is the Coral Sea – one of the last wild places on Earth.

Healthy coral reefs and an abundance of sharks, rays, turtles, whales, dolphins and big fish like tuna and marlin thrive in this pristine ocean wilderness.

Our Marine Parks Campaign Manager Fiona Maxwell has just returned from the extraordinary Coral Sea. This is what she discovered...

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We're Hiring

Do you want to help drive real change for our environment?

An experienced organisational management expert is required to plan and deliver our organisational services to help secure a healthy future for our oceans.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and work for a great cause.

Operations Manager

Location: National Office, South Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience
Hours: Full-time (38 hours per week).
Some flexibility may be possible for the right candidate.
Contract period: Initial one year contract with a view to extend to a permanent role.

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News

Christensen attempts to silence concerns of local community and destroy Reef reliant tourism industry jobs in Mackay / Whitsundays

Members of the local community have expressed concern with the bully boy tactics of LNP Member of Parliament George Christensen trying to deny local community groups the opportunity to discuss their concerns with the Prime Minister.

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New Report shows no economic reason to expand Abbot Point

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has said there is no economic reason to expand new coal ports and new coal mines that would damage the Great Barrier Reef following a report by the Queensland Resource Council that found a third of all Queensland coal mines are running at a loss.

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Great Barrier Reef: Fitzroy Delta to be spared from coal ports and dredging under protection plan

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement to fulfill their election promise and to seek public comment on a proposal to declare a fish habitat zone for the Fitzroy Delta and Keppel Bay Area.

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free sustainable seafood app

Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide is your independent tool to choosing seafood wisely!

It was developed in response to growing public concern about overfishing, farming practices and their impact on our oceans and wildlife.

It is designed to help you make informed seafood choices and play a part in swelling the tide for sustainable seafood in Australia.

Check out the Guide online and download the app for iPhone or Android!

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Love your seafood but also love our oceans? We are proud to offer Australia's first online sustainability guide to seafood.

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Fragile Oceans shirts

Our oceans and sea creatures are fragile. Help us raise awareness and fund our marine conservation work with these beautiful bubble like t-shirts - whale, octopus and turtle designs available.

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