Australian Institute of Marine Science
Townsville (Headquarters): 1526 Cape Cleveland Road, Cape Ferguson, Cape Cleveland, QLD 4816, Australia;
Darwin: 23 Ellengowan Rd, Brinkin NT 0810, Australia;
Perth: Level 3, Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre, University of Western Australia, Fairway Entry 4, Fiarway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
Tropical marine research agency
The governmental tropical marine research agency in Australia, AIMS provides large-scale, long-term and world-class research that helps governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the management of Australia’s marine areas. Via innovative scientific and technological research, together with industry and research partnerships, they collect comprehensive data about all aspects of marine life in Australia, for use by interested parties for the protection and maintenance of the marine environment, including the tropical Australian coral reefs. Note that the AIMS facilities are not open to the public, and anyone interested should consult the website contacts for requests.