The Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency the Honourable Barbara Baker AC, will today open the 40th annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Hobart, Australia.
The 40th meeting of the Scientific Committee on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources was opened today by its Chair, Dr Dirk Welsford (Australia).
This week the Secretariat welcomed Amelia Stoneham to the role of Administrative Services Officer. This role supports and strengthens Finance and Administration across areas of document management, finance and general administration. Amelia has recently relocated from NSW after working extensively with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
As we head into the 40th Meeting of CCAMLR, we have started releasing 11 exciting blogs that briefly outline the history and achievements over the past 40 years.
See all the blogs go live over the next 3 weeks here: https://40years.ccamlr.org
Four leading Antarctic organisations have announced opportunities for early-career professionals.
We would like to offer our congratulations to Dr Marino Vacchi on his 30 years of contributions to CCAMLR. A memento in the form of a pewter wombat was mailed to him to acknowledge this occasion.
This week the Secretariat welcomes Thomas Williams to the Data and Information Systems (DIS) team in the role of Database Administrator/Technical Analyst. Thomas relocated to Tasmania from Melbourne with his family at the beginning of the year and is an experienced database administrator spending more than 20 years at a major metropolitan hospital in this role.
Last week the Secretariat welcomed Kerry Whelan to the role of Administrative Services Officer. This role incorporates general administration and finance tasks to support and strengthen the Finance and Administration team.
This month the Secretariat welcomed Robert Weidinger to the post of IT Assistant at the Secretariat. Robert has a wealth of experience in network administration and IT services with over 18 years working for the Department of Education looking after schools across Tasmania.
Today sees the close of the Thirty-ninth Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).