Position Statements

As Australia’s peak professional body for marine scientists from all disciplines and for over 60 years has promoted all aspects of marine science in Australia. AMSA operates with a membership network of individuals and corporate affiliates as a not-for-profit organisation.

AMSA position statements are considered for review after 5 years. Members are encouraged to raise and champion relevant position statements for consideration and endorsement by the AMSA Council. Contact the AMSA President at president@amsa.asn.au.


2023     Post-Vote Summary

2023     AMSA supports the Uluru Statement and Voice to Parliament

2022     Climate Change

2021     The Importance of Taxonomy to Marine Science

2019     Marine Protected Areas

2012     Marine Protected Areas

2008     Marine Protected Areas

2007     Introduced Marine Pests

 Infographics – Marine Pests of NSW, NSW Government Marine Pests Policies, Socio-economic Impacts from 2021 PACE interns