MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573
admin@marineteachers.org.au

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime
jmlal0@eq.edu.au

President

Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666

MTAQ News

2014 Conference

Posted: 29-Oct-2013 19:51

The venue of the 2014 MTAQ Conference has been confirmed as Mooloolaba Beach! It will start on the evening of Sunday 21st of September with a surprise welcome event and then continue with exciting lectures and workshops for the next two days and conclude on the morning of Wednesday 24th of
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Griffith University Marine Science Staff

Posted: 23-Aug-2013 17:25

   Getting to Know the Griffith University Marine Science Staff The annual Marine Teachers Association of Queensland conference is working in conjunction with  Griffith University to bring back the SCIENCE in Marine Science. Have you registered for the conference?  
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MTAQ CONFERENCE....Register NOW

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 21:38

 Educators, you are invited to attend the 2013 Marine Teachers Association of Queensland conference on the Gold Coast. Conference will be held in collaboration with Griffith University. The Marine teachers Association of Queensland’s annual conference for 2013 will be held at Griffith University on the Gold Coast and will be held in collaboration
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Coral Watch Workshop

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 21:19

 Coral Watch is planning a teacher on Saturday September 21st  2013 at North Stradbroke Island, Queensland. The workshop includes an academic, practical and field session. It will focus on colours on the reef, reef health, threats to reefs, coral bleaching and the importance of reef conservation. Teachers will learn how to use tools such as
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Photography Expedition

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 21:03

   Join Nick Rains and Pieter de Vreis aboard Orion’s photography expedition to the Forgotten Islands. This is an exciting expedition providing inquisitive explorers and photography enthusiasts alike the chance to improve their photographic skills while visiting a string of historically important, though rarely visited, islands just north of Australia.Along a
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Save the Reef

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 20:46

  Please check out the little video that OUCH produced regarding dredging on the reef.  I think you will find it entertaining. 
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National Science Week

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 20:33

   This years National Science Week has a big marine focus. There are many wonderful opportunities for students to play scientist for a lesson.    
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LOGGING THREATENS LOCAL ENDEMIC SPECIES

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 20:23

     MCG has nominated the Eungella honeyeater, found only in 2,500 sq km of the Clarke Ranges between Eungella and Sarina, as an endangered species as population has dropped at least 50% in the last decade.  The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has just allowed a selective logging permit near Cockies Creek in
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IS YOUR MONEY IN THESE BANKS? LET THEM KNOW YOUR CONCERNS.

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 20:21

       Banks that have lent the most money to coal ports and liquefied natural gas plants inside the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area over the past five years are listed in a new report called Financing Reef Destruction and is available for download.
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NEW WET DRILL TRAINING FACILITY

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 19:35

   The Brisbane vocational and recreational training facilities have been improved significantly by the recent opening of a new diving and swimming facility in the Brisbane suburb of Chandler , which will now be used for all life raft and personal survival training conducted by Offshore Maritime Training Centre in Brisbane. The Olympic standard pool with AIS diving
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Beacons MUST be Registered

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 19:33

   Most of these beacons were the older 121.5MHz beacons, which have been phased out since 2009 and cannot be detected by satellites. All distress beacon owners are encouraged to switch to the current 406MHz beacon and register it with AMSA. Registration is free and can result in a more efficient
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