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

Rock for the Reef

Rock for the Reef is a great day of music, speakers and fun activities to help save the Great Barrier Reef.

13 brilliant musical acts are lending their time and their voices to the vital campaign to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Come and hear Ash Grunwald, Deep Sea Arcade, The Medics, Dog Trumpet, Resin Dogs and many others, and find out how you can help protect the Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef is under greater threat than ever before – now is the time to do everything we can to support campaigns to protect it.

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Give Frank a Break

AMCS has joined forces with comedian Frank Woodley to take on the ocean's biggest killer.

With his true comic genius, Frank sets out to catch a fish, but his catch is no laughing matter...

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Find out how you can Give Frank a Break!

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News

Like eating fish? It’s time to start caring where it comes from

Australians love seafood. Whether it’s fish and chips by the seaside or prawns on the barbie at Christmas, it’s integral to many of our traditions and social gatherings. Yet very little of the seafood we consume is sustainable. For a country that has such a love affair with the ocean, I find this perplexing.

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Abbot Point dredge decision a step closer

The federal environment minister will make a decision on whether to allow dredge spoil to be dumped on Queensland wetlands without a separate report on the potential impacts.

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Minister Hunt bows to pressure to assess dredging and dumping without Environmental Impact Statement

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has bowed to pressure from the Queensland Government by agreeing to fast track approvals for dredging and dumping with minimal assessment of the risks says the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

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Label My Fish

Australia's seafood labelling laws are weak, and we often don't know what we're really eating.

Label My Fish is a new campaign, designed to see Australian laws changed to require more information on seafood labels, specifically:

  • What species of fish is it?
  • Where is it from?
  • How was it caught or farmed?

Demand accurate labelling here

AMCS has been producing Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Guide for a decade now.  It is designed to help you make informed seafood choices and play a part in swelling the tide for sustainable seafood in Australia.

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Sustainable Seafood Guide

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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The Rocks Push board shorts

AMCS has joined with The Rocks Push to raise money to save the Reef. 

For stylish, well-fitting men's swim shorts to wear from the beach to the bar, choose The Rocks Push.

The latest season of The Rocks Push is a colourful collection inspired by the Great Barrier Reef. The Rocks Push choose to make their shorts sustainably.

100% of the profits of the sales of the Shoal print goes towards our Fight For The Reef campaign.

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