October 15, 2016

Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park is the largest in Victoria and as Dr Steffan Howe and Dan Ierodiaconou from Parks Victoria and Deakin University explain, the remarkable reefs and colourful coral here rival that of the Great Barrier Reef!

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July 15, 2016

The Twelve Apostles are one of Australia’s most iconic natural landmarks, the eight remaining limestone pillars stand up to 50m tall off the southern coast of Victoria and draw tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world each year.

However, it has been discove...

June 13, 2016

Two Deakin University students have been announced as recipients of Bill Borthwick Student Scholarships this year, for two very different projects.

PhD candidate, Laura Tan, and honours student, Sarah Murfitt, both from Deakin’s School of Life and Environmental Sciences...

July 31, 2015

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou, a  researcher and a senior lecturer from Deakin’s Centre for Integrative Ecology has won a Victorian award for his habitat mapping work that has helped to protect reef systems and seafood stocks. He has been awarded the Victorian Seafood Industr...

June 9, 2013

Until now, the landscape under the waves at Wilsons Promontory has been a mystery. But the sea floor's secrets have been uncovered by researchers from Deakin University and Parks Victoria. Marine ecologists and engineers spent six weeks surveying the seabed using multi...

March 31, 2009

Researchers have discovered the rusty wreck of the City of Rayville the first US vessel lost during World War II almost 69 years after it sank off the coast of Cape Otway. Destroyed by a German mine on November 8, 1940, the exact resting place of the ship which was hea...

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