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

 

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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Save Kirra Beach

Posted: 28-Jan-2009 14:11

Surfers unite to bring back the famous break at Kirra GOLD COAST: Australia's top surfers, past and present, have hit the waves at Queensland's iconic Kirra Point beach to protest its transformation from popular surf spot to lifeless desert. Protesters hope the symbolic paddle-out involving more than1500 people will convince the Government
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MSQ Tide Timetables - FREE!!

Posted: 27-Jan-2009 11:57

Maritime Safety Queensland are offering free Qld Tide Timetables to MTAQ members in quantites appropriate to class enrolments. If you would like to receive a free copy please email Kevin Condon at Kevin.F.Condon@msq.qld.gov.au and he will mail it directly to you. Closing date is 13th of February 2009 so get in quick!
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Old Flare Disposal

Posted: 6-Nov-2008 10:40

As marine teachers we are often asked 'what do we do with expired flares?' Old flares are to be handed into QF & RS Fire Stations where they are collected and then handed over to Mines & energy personnel who take them away to be destroyed.
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Marine Studies teacher required Sunshine Coast

Posted: 20-Oct-2008 17:41

The following position has been advertised:  Marine Studies/General Science Teacher at Sunshine Coast Grammar School. The position is available from the commencement of the 2009 school year and may be a full time or part time position, as negotiated. The successful applicant must be an experienced Marine Studies teacher. Go to http://www.scgs.qld.edu.au/about_us/employment/detail.php?ID=9409 for more
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Invitation to MTAQ Cairns Branch: Marine Teachers Get Together

Posted: 12-Oct-2008 16:40

An invitation is extended to all MTAQ Cairns Branch members.A Marine Teachers get together is to be held at the Cairns Cruising Yacht Club - Frogs on the Water, 42-48 Tingira St Cairns from 4.15 pm - 5.15 pm. Complimentary drinks, hot finger food and resource give-a-ways will be provided by the
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2009 Elements of Shipboard Safety Course

Posted: 12-Oct-2008 16:25

The Sunshine Coast Tafe in February 2009 will run a 3 day Short Course for “Elements of Shipboard Safety” - Competencies taken from TDM20307   The course covers:   TDM MF1107B Survive at Sea in the event of Vessel abandonment. TDM MF5407A Observe safe working practices on board a vessel. TDM MF5507A Fight & extinguish fires on
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Annual Conference 2008

Posted: 2-Oct-2008 07:29


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Marine Teacher needed urgently

Posted: 30-Jul-2008 14:42

Urangan High School has a vacancy for a Year 11 and 12 Marine Studies and Marine Aquatics teacher on contract until 28 November 2008. This teacher would also participate in various boating excursions and camps around beautiful Fraser Island, Whale Watching captial of Australia. It is whale season now!!  Please contact
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Kirra Point South Coast Branch Workshop Report

Posted: 1-Jul-2008 12:11

To aid in the education of Gold Coast high school students about the Kirra Point issue an two and a half hour education workshop was conducted on Saturday 21 June by the Marine Teachers Association of Queensland South Coast Branch, Surfrider Foundation and kirrapoint.org. The workshop began with a bang as Neil
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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 jurisdictionhttp://www.ga.gov.au/news/archive/2008/aprilNow download the map and colour/update the illustrations in your textbook to distinguish between - Territorial sea
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