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



UN confirms Australia's extended marine jurisdiction

Posted: 19-Jun-2008 10:33

April 2008For those who are using Marine Science for Australian StudentsReference Chapter 17, Page 435Go to the Geoscience Australia Web Site and locate the media release April 2008 - UN confirms Australia's extended marine jurisdiction download the map and colour/update the illustrations in your textbook to distinguish between - Territorial sea


NMEA T-Shirt

Posted: 11-Jun-2008 13:53

Good Morning Marine Education Enthusiasts!The Georgia Association of Marine Education is proud to reveal the limited edition NMEA 2008: One World One Water Conference t-shirt. We have reproduced one of Will Hon's famous "Chalk Talks" that he drew while working with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service. If you wish

Mackay State High School

Posted: 10-Jun-2008 15:17

We recently had a busy week at Mackay SHS with the year 11s and the year 12s having days out on excursions.The year 11 students are studying marine biology at the moment and as part of their studies we spent an enjoyable day at Shoal Point to gather data for a

Teaching Globally Upside Down

Posted: 10-Jun-2008 15:05

My name is Chris Gauthier and I am a student at the University of the Sunshine Coast, studying a graduate diploma in education. I am an international student from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (100km south of Toronto). It has always been a dream of mine to travel and live in Australia, a


Marine at Sarina State High School.

Posted: 10-Jun-2008 10:03

We’ve been busy at Sarina implementing our new work program. Students have been working hard on putting together a Marine Current Events Folio as well as preparing for Sarina’s own ‘Marine Week’ in the last week of term. We are closing down the marine classroom and setting it as an


Snorkelling VU Board

Posted: 5-Jun-2008 00:00

A new product that could be of interest to your marine studies classes is called the VU BOARD.The board was designed for people who would love to snorkel but do not like putting their heads beneath the water or putting snorkels in their mouth. But would love to explore the

Coal to Coast Forum

Posted: 4-Jun-2008 11:22

Queensland Regional Conservation Organisations are holding a forum t discuss the effects that coal has on the reef.Sessions topics include:* Coal expansion and corporate environmental responsibility.* Scientific monitoring of bird life and habitat in local regions.* Environmental impacts of coal mining in the Northern Bowen



Posted: 26-May-2008 11:32

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) is seeking Expressions of Interest from Indigenous peoples for funding to attend the Indigenous Aquaculture Workshop at this year's industry conference and trade show Australasian Aquaculture 2008 (3-6 August 2008). DAFF will support a limited number of successful applicants by providing all



Posted: 26-May-2008 11:29

AUSTRALASIAN AQUACULTURE 2008INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND TR ADE SHOWBrisbane - Queensland - 3-6 August 2008The 2008 theme of "Innovation in a Global Market" will make this event one not to be missed. Expect to see and hear from a line-up of exceptional Plenary speakers as well as three days of high quality

MTAQ Patron Gives Marine Lesson to Cooktown SHS.

Posted: 22-May-2008 20:13

Last month, MTAQ Patron Bob came out of retirement to give a Surfrider Foundation lesson to Year 11 and 12 students while visiting Cooktown SHS. Teacher Julie Kereszteny was thrilled with the visit on surfing and marine conservation which centered on the role Surfrider played in the early


World Environment Day Webcasts

Posted: 22-May-2008 19:56

FREE Web casts are available to schools for World Environment Day.On June 5th MESA is running a day of webcasts. Two excellent presentations on sawfish as a follow up to Seaweek 2008 and also Charlie Veron will talk about climate change and the future of the Great Barrier Reef.*From the Gulf

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