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: