Save Our Marine Life
Save Our Marine Life

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Save our Marine Life and Protect our Coral Sea supporters are working together as the Big Blue Army to save our sanctuaries, both nationally and in individual states.

Every action by every supporter counts. People like you are the strength behind our success. Please take a moment to support our crucial campaigns here.

flip-review-fbThe Abbott government has suspended our new world-leading national network of marine sanctuaries, and begun its costly and unnecessary review. Please send a message to the Government’s Review to help save our marine life and ensure we have fish for the future.
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soml_fb_trawlerThe two-year ban on super trawlers runs out TODAY. But an international fleet of industrial freezer-factory trawlers (with nets large enough to fly a fleet of aeroplanes through) could soon be back on our doorstep. Sign the petition to ban these monsters from our waters for good.
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Save our SanctuariesEverything we’ve fought for – the proud legacy that 100,000 of us helped to create – is now at risk of being cut back or completely erased.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suspended our national network of marine sanctuaries and announced his long-awaited ‘review’, saying more science and consultation are needed.

Let your MP know why sanctuaries are important to you, and ask them to represent your view by helping to Save our Sanctuaries.

Help Save our Sanctuaries.


soml_friendsact_fbThe NSW Government is deciding whether to permanently allow fishing in our marine parks. Become a Friend of your favourite NSW Marine Park, and join this exciting new movement to championect our incredible marine life.

Click here to become a friend.


somle_meme_savesnubbyThe WA Government is considering a new marine park in Roebuck Bay, home to the biggest known population of Australia’s own and newly discovered snubfin dolphin. Ask them to create a marine sanctuary in the most isolated and pristine part of the Bay.

Click here to take action.

Marine sanctuaries at risk

Why join the Big Blue Army?

The Big Blue Army is a growing community around Australia, all working together to protect our marine life and coastal lifestyle.

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100,000 of us helped to create the world’s largest network of marine sanctuaries – a proud legacy for our children and the future health of our oceans.

Each person’s actions – from simply signing a petition to attending an event or visiting their MP – were the power behind the campaign to create these sanctuaries. Now it is our actions that can stop them being taken away.

There couldn’t be a more important time for you to join the ranks of the Big Blue Army. The more people we have, the more chance we have of saving our sanctuaries. It’s as simple as that.

Join us today and we’ll be in touch by email when big news breaks or when there’s something you can do to help.

Interested in volunteering?

Save Our Marine Life could not have reached as many people and achieved everything we have without a team of dedicated volunteers. Find out more

Are you a business owner?

Australia's unrivalled beaches and marine life are core to our reputation and economic future. Join the hundreds of businesses signing onto our Business Statements for Sanctuaries.