WHEN: 4-10 September

The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth

Seaweek is Australia's major national public awareness campaign to focus community awareness, provide information and encourage an appreciation of the sea. Seaweek gives us a fantastic opportunity to promote educational issues of relevance to the marine environment.

Themes for the next 7 years (2016-2022) will follow the 7 Principles of Ocean Literacy.

This year's Seaweek theme is the second of the Ocean Literacy Principles: The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth. Find out more about the Ocean Literary Principle 2.

Get involved


Join the Facebook event
Join our Marine Education Special Interest Group and be part of the conversation all year round. It's the best place to stay updated.

Host an event

Seaweek events are organised and run by environmental and marine educators across the country. If you'd like to organise and run a Seaweek event, competition or activity during Seaweek 2017, we'd love to promote it!

Email and we'll add it here on the Seaweek web page. If you have something to promote through Facebook, please share it on the above Facebook group.

Join an event

Celebrate SeaWeek by joining an event near you!


Visit our SeaWeek Resources page where this year we showcase some of the resources created for past years.

Find out more about the Ocean Literacy Principles.

About SeaWeek

Australia is a marine nation. We have one of the largest ocean territories in the world, and it drives our climate and weather, generates employment, provides food and resources, and offers lifestyle and recreational opportunities (source CSIRO).

Between 1988 and 2014, 'Seaweek' was the Marine Education Society of Australasia's (MESA) major national public awareness campaign. With the recent closing of MESA, the co-ordination of the newly named SeaWeek has been passed over to AAEE ME - the Marine Educators Special Interest Group under the Australian Association for Environmental Education.


Welcome to the Australian Association for Environmental Education Website.

My role as President, along with the Executive and Natasha, our Association’s Administration Coordinator, is to understand and respond to members’ needs. Read more


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