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Australian Marine Environment Protection Association (AUSMEPA)

AUSMEPA makes life easier for school teachers who teach curriculum subjects about the marine environment.

AUSMEPA provides FREE educational resources on this website to help teachers plan and undertake a unit of work about key marine environmental issues, including climate change and stormwater pollution.

To find out more about AUSMEPA's FREE website units of workclick here or to request FREE posters for primary school studentsclick here and for Middle Year students click here

Alternatively you can go to the Schools menu tab and select the relevant area of interest; Middle Year Teachers, Middle Year Students or Primary School Resources.

For shipping companies and seafarers, AUSMEPA in conjunction with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), provides a FREE DVD to every ship visiting an Australian port. The DVD is titled 'Welcome to Australia protecting our marine environment', a copy of the DVD can be viewed by clicking here.

AUSMEPA also operates a ship membership scheme which recognises quality shipping with a proven track record in safety and marine environment protection; to find out more, go to the Ship Owners tab on the menu bar or click here

If you would like to support AUSMEPA and become a member or sponsor please click here

Julie Nash shows the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure & Regional Development the Hon Warren Trust MP and Mick Kinley CEO Australian Maritime Safety Authority around the AUSMEPA display at the Maritime 14 Ship to Shore conference in Melbourne during November.


We NEED Your Help...... Become an AUSMEPA Member Today!

There has never been a better time to participate in the marine environment protection association than now. Please encourage your industry peers to join AUSMEPA, and help "Save Our Seas". This proactive, industry-led initiative demonstrates to all our commitment to preserving our seas for all to enjoy and presents our industry in a positive light.

By joining AUSMEPA, you or your organisation would join the ranks of industry's strongest supporters and demonstrate your individual and corporate commitment to responsible practices and to the preservation of the marine environment. You will help in our efforts to "Save our Seas ".

To expand its programs, and ensure its financial stability, AUSMEPA is recruiting a qualified membership consisting of domestic and international companies, associations, academies and individuals within shipping and the wider land-based industries such as banks, insurance companies, law firms, etc. who share the objectives of AUSMEPA to "Save our Seas".

There is an annual membership fee which is used to support the efforts of AUSMEPA. We need you to help spread the word about joining AUSMEPA.

Contact Julie Nash for membership applications.
AUSMEPA, P.O Box 7122, Sippy Downs Qld 4556.
Phone 0412876109


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