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Blue World Presents: Valerie Taylor Ocean Prize

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  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    2 Murray Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Note: this event is currently sold out. If you wish to join a wait list for places please email.

Interested in marine science and ocean conservation? Join acclaimed shark conservationist Valerie Taylor AM for an update on the Grey Nurse Shark Census.

Senior scientist Dr Joseph DiBattista will also present on marine science research techniques; his recent paper on Australia’s marine sanctuaries , and the important role of citizen science in Sydney waters. Enjoy beautiful footage filmed by Duncan Heuer, featuring the critically endangered grey nurse shark. The evening will also include Blue World Foundation presenting the 2023 Valerie Taylor Ocean Prize , for ocean protection and ocean literacy projects across NSW.

About the Valerie Taylor Ocean Prize
Inspiring wonder and support for our ocean, the prize was established by Blue World to honour the achievements of ground-breaking conservationist and marine advocate, Valerie Taylor, throughout the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

Tickets to this event also include complimentary access to the museum galleries.


Location Information

The theatre is accessed via the main foyer (ramp and lift access) and contains audio induction loops. Accessible parking spaces and aditional services can be reserved on request. Find out more at