Australian Marine Science Association Inc. (AMSA)
The Australian Marine Science Association Inc. (AMSA) is Australia's peak professional body for marine scientists from all disciplines and for over 50 years has promoted all aspects of marine science in Australia. AMSA operates with a membership network of individuals and corporate affiliates as a not-for-profit organisation. Its activities and resources are largely funded by membership contributions, donations from benefactors and surpluses from events. As well as operating nationally, AMSA has active branches in most States and Territories. Membership is open to professional marine scientists, students and corporate bodies engaged in marine research, policy or management.