Making News
15/07/2020
National marine research centre for Point Nepean

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Retail

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - The Business

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Property Home Garden

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Monthly Features 

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Arts Events Leisure

Point Nepean will be home to a marine research and education centre under a joint arrangement with Monash University and the University of Melbourne. The National Centre for Coasts, Environment and Climate will be built on the site of the former quarantine station and will provide interdisciplinary research on marine and coastal ecosystems, climate science and environmental management.

The universities are developing a business case and proposal in partnership with Parks Victoria and all levels of government that aligns with the State Government’s masterplan for the quarantine station precinct. The Federal Government will contribute $25 million for the centre’s construction.

“This project brings a long-term, sustainable environmental use to the buildings, two higher education institutions to the Mornington Peninsula and a world-class marine and coastal research facility to Victoria and Australia,” said Flinders federal Liberal MP Greg Hunt. “I have fought passionately over many years and alongside many members of the local community to  revitalise the old quarantine buildings in Point Nepean National Park for a marine research centre, and I am delighted that this long-held vision is now a step closer. It is my deeply held belief that in decades to come the National Centre for Coasts, Environment and Climate will become one of the world’s great marine and oceanographic research centres.”

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley said the universities would focus on environmental and cultural sensitivities of the Point Nepean precinct and would work closely with the community as the project developed. “The potential of the facility to contribute to greater public understanding of the ecological and cultural treasures of Point Nepean is also something the universities will be exploring,” Ms Ley said.

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - People and Places

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Parenting and Education

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Health Beauty

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - Food Wine Produce

Advertise with us and book your online advertising spot

Promote your business or offer here - making news

Related Posts

Join our VIP club

Automatically go in the draw for a monthly members only prize

Receive occasional emails to update you on events and special member offers, plus every month a link to Mornington Peninsula Magazine e-version days before it is released.

Opt out at any time. We promise, no spam!

Advertise with us

Target the affluent and discerning consumer who prefers local products and services.  Showcase your brand in Mornington Peninsula Magazine, online and on social media with one booking.

List your event

No matter what type of event you want to promote we have an option to suit your event size and budget.

Join our VIP club

Automatically go in the draw for a monthly members only prize

Receive occasional emails to update you on events and special member offers, plus every month a link to Mornington Peninsula Magazine e-version days before it is released.

Opt out at any time. We promise, no spam!

Advertise with us

Target the affluent and discerning consumer who prefers local products and services.  Showcase your brand in Mornington Peninsula Magazine, online and on social media with one booking.

List your event

No matter what type of event you want to promote we have an option to suit your event size and budget.

Join our VIP club

Automatically go in the draw for a monthly members only prize

Receive occasional emails to update you on events and special member offers, plus every month a link to Mornington Peninsula Magazine e-version days before it is released.

Opt out at any time. We promise, no spam!

Advertise with us

Target the affluent and discerning consumer who prefers local products and services.  Showcase your brand in Mornington Peninsula Magazine, online and on social media with one booking.

List your event

No matter what type of event you want to promote we have an option to suit your event size and budget.

Join our VIP club

Automatically go in the draw for a monthly members only prize

Receive occasional emails to update you on events and special member offers, plus every month a link to Mornington Peninsula Magazine e-version days before it is released.

Opt out at any time. We promise, no spam!

Advertise with us

Target the affluent and discerning consumer who prefers local products and services.  Showcase your brand in Mornington Peninsula Magazine, online and on social media with one booking.

List your event

No matter what type of event you want to promote we have an option to suit your event size and budget.