MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime


Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666



Mass Migration of Stingrays

Posted: 17-Jun-2009 16:49

Mass Migration of Stingrays - seeing is believing


Maritime Safety Queensland - Marine Information Bulletin

Posted: 17-Jun-2009 16:37

MARINE INFORMATION BULLETIN   Important information for the Marine Industry and the Boating Public Issued 18 March 2009     Marine Information Bulletins are distributed by Maritime Safety Queensland to alert people to important issues in the marine industry.   As part of our continuous improvement process we are widening the group to which we send notification about


AUSMEPA School Educational Program

Posted: 17-Jun-2009 15:53

The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is a proud sponsor of the Australian Marine Environment Protection Associationís (AUSMEPAís) new internet based school educational program which can be found at Students who visit the site will learn about the role of shipping and the transportation of cargo, how ships stay afloat, the journey


Brisbane North Region Report

Posted: 17-Jun-2009 09:37

On Friday 12 June 2009 Brisbane North members had their first meeting for the year onboard the 25m luxury dive charter vessel Big Cat Reality.11 MTAQ members and their partners boarded at 1800 for a three hour complementary cruise on Moreton Bay, with a delicious BBQ dinner catered by Reality Cruises



Posted: 1-Jun-2009 17:30

This Marine Information Bulletin supersedes the bulletin of the same title issued in March 2009 BACKGROUND Marine Safety Queensland has concerns that boat owners and masters are using personal flotation devices (PFD) manufactured to the EN 395 standard as part of their safety equipment requirements. It has been reported that some supermarkets have been selling


Reef IQ Educational Program

Posted: 1-Jun-2009 16:16

Dear All,   Reef Check Australia will be holding a launch for their new Reef IQ Educational Program for young people at Sea World on the 18th June on the Gold Coast. These fantastic new materials have been developed with help from many of you and we would like to extend an invitation


wetlands new educational tools

Posted: 25-May-2009 16:51

The Queensland Government "Department of Environment and Resources Management" has new educational tools on offer via their website 14 Stressor Conceptual Models Stressor Models are used to show how human activities interact with the natural processes occurring in a wetland (i.e. process models) and impact the ecosystem. This allows pressure and condition


Lake Eyre

Posted: 25-May-2009 16:42

The much anticipated refilling of Lake Eyre has been seen across many media avenues this past month. The Australian has a series of pictures that show the water on its way to the lake!   Go to the following link to view these images  


Hamish Oil Spill

Posted: 20-Mar-2009 00:00

Dear Marine Educators,   Last week cyclone Hamish left us with a bang quite literally. Pacific Adventurer ran into trouble and lost 31 containers off its deck and the resulting damage to the ship created a major oil spill affecting Morton Island, Bribie Island and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland I thought that some of you

2009 MTAQ News

Posted: 21-Feb-2009 18:06

As 2009 school year begins - it's time to plan ahead to the wonderful events that QLD Marine teachers have planned within their regions. By now you may have contacted your regional representatives to see what events are happening in your region such as Marine Aquatic Safety Days. The annual MTAQ conference will


Undersea Explorer Teacher Expedition Challenge

Posted: 21-Feb-2009 16:17

Annette Window spend 6 days from January 5th to the 11th, 2008 exploring the beautiful Northern Great Barrier Reef and created a teaching unit that would educate students about the fragile wonders of the Reef.  The unit is aimed at year 6 to 9 level (middle school). The activities include games, focus

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