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MDC secures $95,299 grant from Green Adelaide

21.01.21

The Marine Discovery Centre is honoured to announce we are the recipient of the Green AdelaideGrassroots grant for the amount of $95,299.00.

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Welcome to the family little blenny

20.11.20

We have welcomed our new fish, a Tasmainian Horned Blenny, to the Marine Discovery Centre

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Babies at the Marine Discovery Centre

16.11.20

Our dads at the Marine Discovery Centre have been very busy. We were lucky enough to welcome both Pot-Bellied Seahorse babies and Purple-Spotted Gudgeon eggs to the creature family this week. 

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The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – Educational fun for the whole family whilst protecting our marine environments

30.07.20

Treasure hunting is back in style, with the launch of a family-friendly, marine-based web app, The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt on 8 August 2020.

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New MDC Marine Creatures - Frayed Fin Goby

03.07.20

Our newest additions to the Marine Discovery Centre creature family are two Frayed Fin Gobies. These fish are bottom dwellers and can be found in seagrass beds and shallow sunlit waters of eastern and southern Australia. 

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The After School Marine Science Club is back on

25.06.20

The Kids Marine Scientist Club is a weekly drop-off club for primary school children aged 7 to 13 years. The Kids Marine Scientist Club encourages independence and self-growth and allows the students to discover a love and appreciation for the marine world around us.  The team at the Marine Discovery Centre will provide both indoor and outdoor setting for children to engage in interactive learning experiences, while empowering them to actively protect South Australia’s iconic coastal and marine environments.

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New MDC Marine Creature - Southern Fiddler Ray

03.12.19

The Marine Discovery Centre is the new home to a South Australian native marine animal, a Southern Fiddler Ray. Our marine life room features South Australian marine species, which gives our visitors the opportunity to see them up close and learn more about our unique local marine life.

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Moray Eels - new additions to the MDC

26.08.19

We have welcomed two new additions to the Marine Discovery Centre creature family this term; a Zebra Moray Eel and Snowflake Moray Eel! These creatures were aquarium pets looking for a new home, and we were happy to take them in.

 

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State Minister of Education visits the MDC

10.08.19

On Wednesday 7 August we welcomed the Minister for Education, the Hon. John Gardner MP and Matt Cowdrey – Member for Colton to the Marine Discovery Centre (pictured with Star of the Sea School Principal, Joe DeTullio and students).

 

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Fund My Neighbourhood

30.11.17

Over 33,000 South Australians cast more than 122,000 votes for nearly 1700 neighbourhood improvement projects across the state. MDC were fortunate winners.

Our brilliant Patron, Chris Daniels, accepts the $170,000 "Fund My Neighbourhood" Grants on the MDC's behalf.

Check the video of the acceptance

Fund My Neighbourhood $170,000 Grant win on November 30, 2017:

Over 33,000 South Australians cast more than 122,000 votes for nearly 1700 neighbourhood improvement projects across the state.

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