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Environmental and Marine Careers Expo 2014

Ever been interested in a career in within the environmental and marine science field?

Join our experts for a comprehensive careers, employment and training expo at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium this August.


The SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Environmental and Marine Careers Expo 2014 is a comprehensive careers and employment expo that gives attendees the latest information on a diverse range of environmental and marine related careers and tertiary studies, training and volunteer opportunities, both here in Australia and overseas.




The Careers Expo will feature FREE informative and motivating presentations by key industry professionals for all attendees.  This will give attendees the opportunity to gain first hand advice from experts in the environmental and marine fields.  Each presentation will run for 15 minutes which includes information regarding the presenter’s current position, their career-path to get there and what recommendations they have to students interested in their field of work. There will be two presentation spaces with different presentations running simultaneously, so attendees are advised to download the presentation schedule before the Environmental and Marine Careers Expo to get the most out of their day.

Final schedule for Environmental and Marine Careers Expo 2014 will be emailed to attendees a week before the event.




The Careers Expo will also provide attendees with the opportunity to engage one-on-one with leading tertiary institutions and community organizations, as well as the numerous presenters. They are available to discuss career-path options, employment and training opportunities as well as other volunteer and involvement activities related to the environmental and marine industries.

The following organisations will be exhibiting:

  • Australian Antarctic Division
  • Australian Marine Mammal Conservation Foundation
  • Australian Maritime College
  • Bendigo Tafe
  • Conservation Volunteers Australia
  • Deakin University
  • Department of Environment and Primary Industries
  • Dolphin Research Institute
  • Franklyn Scholar
  • Monash University
  • NMIT
  • Parks Victoria
  • Polperro Dolphin Swims
  • Port of Melbourne
  • Projects Abroad
  • RMIT
  • Swinburne University of Technology 
  • Tangaroa Blue Foundation
  • The Gordon
  • Victoria University
  • White Tag
  • Wildlife Coast Cruises


Key Information 



Thursday 7 August with day and twilight presentation sessions.  The morning session will run from 9:30am – 3pm while the twilight session will begin at 4:30pm and conclude at 8pm. 

Admission & Bookings:

Admission is $25 per person (admission into SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium included).

Bookings can be made by telephone (03) 9923 5911 or email Admission will be available on the day however advanced booking is recommended. Teachers and careers councilors are encouraged to book in school groups for this event.


Various locations around SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. 

How to get here:

Train Access

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium can be accessed via either Flinders or
Southern Cross stations.  For further information, please contact Public Transport Victoria, telephone 1800 800 007 or visit

Tram Access

The ‘Melbourne Aquarium’ super stop makes transport fast and convenient.  SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is located on the free City Circle tram route which runs every 10 minutes in both directions.  This stop can also be accessed by route 70 Waterfront City Docklands –Wattle Park and route 75 Etihad Stadium Docklands – Vermont South.

Car Parking:

Secure Parking at 474 Flinders St

Secure Parking offers Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium exhibitors and attendees an exclusive $11 week day flat rate.  To get your special discounted rate, take a ticket from the machine at the boom gates when you enter Secure Parking at 474 Flinders St.  When you are on your way out of the aquarium, please visit the Information Desk located in the entrance
of the aquarium and we will provide you with a special $11 week day flat rate ticker.  PLEASE NOTE:  You will need BOTH the original Secure Parking ticket AND the $11 week day flat rate tickets for the pay stationbefore you drive out. 

* This Secure Parking offer is not redeemable with credit card entry.  Please pay via the Auto Pay stations at 474 Flinders St to redeem the offer.

Crown Casino

Crown Casino parking offers a $15 maximum for 24 hours in the multilevel car park.  The multilevel car park is accessible via Clarendon St corner of Haig St or Clarke St or via Kings Way.  For all other parking details regarding the location of car parks and pricing, please call Crown Information on (03) 9292 8888 or visit

Care Park at Northbank, 507-581 Flinders St

Care Park offers a $13 flat rate (12 hour ticket) for entry between 5am – 10am, entry between 10am – 4pm $45 for 2+ hours, entry after 4pm $15 (12 hour ticket).  For further information please class (03) 9682 1733 or visit


SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium has the Coral Cafe which will be offering a selection of food and drinks for purchase throughout the day.  The cafe will not be open for the twilight sessions from 4:00pm onwards. Restaurants and cafes can also be found in the surround areas if attendees would prefer to eat off site at any stage throughout the day.

What to Bring:

Attendees will be provided with a SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium branded enviro bag in which they can put brochures, booklets and any other information available from exhibitors.  It is recommended to bring a pen and paper to record any relevant information from exhibitors and presenters.

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