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Our impact

Delivering real, measurable, and positive impact to the nation

The Australian Institute of Marine Science applies science-based solutions to the key challenges facing those who live and work in the waters of northern Australia.

We are uniquely placed to provide the expert advice and R&D solutions required to help preserve our marine estate. We bring to every problem our world-class research infrastructure, long-term science knowledge and vast experience of northern Australian waters.

Our commitment is to deliver real, measurable, and positive impact to the nation: to improve tropical marine health; create national benefit; and protect coral reefs from climate change.