Welcome to Marine Discovery Centres Australia

Marine Discovery Centres Australia (MDCA) is a group that focuses on the discussion of key issues relating to marine and coastal environment conservation. The MDCA is a collaborative group formed out of the nation’s Marine Discovery Centres.

Australia’s Marine Discovery Centres use hands-on education to inspire visitors, and to help them discover and learn about Australia’s extensive marine environments. Each centre is unique in origin: some are part of schools, while others are community- or government-funded.

Established in 2005, MDCA now comprises:

MDCA is proudly supported by: