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



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


New Volunteer Positions for 2014

Posted: 7-Aug-2013 19:23

 Primary School Teacher & School Administrator To work across two catholic primary schools of approximately 1200 children, aged 4 – 13 years of age based in the outer suburbs of Dili. The schools have very limited facilities and resources, and are currently staffed by mostly local volunteers.  The Parish has requested a primary trained teacher to


CoastEd News 14 July 2013

Posted: 12-Jul-2013 16:05

Hi CoastEd supporters, The resilience of Gold Coast’s beaches has certainly been tested this year. In response to ex TC Oswald and thereafter, large swells have eroded much of Gold Coast’s beaches. As a result, many beach access ways have been closed to the public and in some locations


Mackay Future Leaders Eco Challenge August 2013

Posted: 12-Jul-2013 15:56

   The 2013 Future Leaders Eco Challenge (FLEC) is themed The Amazing Great Barrier Reef –Let’s Keep it Great. Activities at the FLEC will be linked with key messages and activities from the 2013 Reef Beat education series (The Amazing Great Barrier Reef – Let’s Keep it Great) linked to the


Snorkel Diver Instructor Course

Posted: 25-Jun-2013 12:16

Snorkel Diver Instructor (Snorkel Guide) Course (Teacher’s Version 180613) The SSDA Snorkel Instructor course covers all elements required to meet certification for the National Qualifications Framework SROSNK003A Snorkel Instructor unit. As an Outdoor Education or Physical Education teacher you are eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a significant proportion


Reef Guardian Schools Newsletter

Posted: 12-May-2013 22:47

The newsletter has lots of information on our key Reef Guardian projects, upcoming grants, competitions and useful education resources. It also includes preliminary results from survey responses from Reef Guardian Schools on how their on-ground actions are addressing key threats to the Great Barrier Reef.



Posted: 12-May-2013 22:22

ASMEX is a two day conference staged immediately prior to the 25th anniversary of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, making this prestigious venue idyllic for the respected event. The programme features high profile national and international guest speakers who will address many of the current topical issues. The primary focus of the


AMSA Stakeholder Bulletin May 2013

Posted: 12-May-2013 21:35

In 2013, the way the commercial maritime industry in Australia is regulated and operated will change in three ways: A new Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act will apply to operations of the domestic commercial vessel fleet; A National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel Safety (National System) will operate


The plight of the Albatross

Posted: 12-May-2013 21:22

Film on the Albatross. is a very moving clip on the plight of the albatross of Midway. This video is about an island in the ocean about 2000 km from any other coast line. Nobody lives there, only birds and yet.....You will not believe your eyes!!!!!!! This film should be seen by the


Redmap tracking our marine species

Posted: 27-Feb-2013 23:31

MARINE species around Australia are starting to change their marine postcodes as coastal waters become warmer. Tasmanians are already seeing new marine species becoming regulars in their backyard because the marine environment is changing. The East Australian Current (EAC) is a major current that moves tropical waters southwards along the east coast


Stranded dolphins lured back out to sea

Posted: 4-Feb-2013 22:16

Rangers have prevented a mass stranding of dolphins near Albany by using a dolphin calf to lure up to 150 of the animals out to sea. The large pod of pantropical spotted dolphins was found in shallow water at Whalers Cove at the Two Peoples Bay nature reserve, south-east of Albany, early

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