SCBO Annual General Meeting – come along and contribute to your society!

The SCBO AGM will be held at the Cartagena ICCB conference this year. Drinks and food will be provided (which is a great reason to come along), but most importantly you will have a chance to contribute to the running of your Society! Date: 25 July 2017 Time: 6:30pm Location: Secretaria General The draft agenda is: Opening and … Continue reading SCBO Annual General Meeting – come along and contribute to your society!

Ocean Plastics Café a great success

Happy World Oceans Day! Today is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This year’s theme is Our Oceans, Our Future with a conservation action focus of “Encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future”. Given the significance of the marine environment to countries in Oceania, SCB Oceania Chapters are hosting some great conservation events to celebrate the day.

Public Forum: Northern Australia – the new development frontier? As part of SCBO 2016 we are holding a public forum event - "Northern Australia – the new development frontier?". The debate will be moderated by Paul Barclay from ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas program, and featured speakers include Professor Stuart Bunn, Director of the Australian Rivers Institute; Jann Crase, CEO of Regional Development Australia Far North Queensland and Torres Strait Inc; Clare Martin, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory for six years; and Phil Rist, Nywaigi Traditional Owner and Executive Officer of the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation. The event is open to the public, to tell your friends, family, and colleagues in Brisbane to come along! LOCATION: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Auditorium DATE: July 6, 2016 TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration details to come.