Visit to Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)

February 6, 2019 Office of Agricultural Affairs paid a visit to Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) located on Chowder Bay in Sydney Harbour. SIMS is the principle marine research facility in NSW. SIMS laboratories are equipped with state of the art equipment with expertise in biotoxin and marine related microbial analyses. The Institute is a partnership between Macquarie University, the University of NSW, the University of Sydney and the University of Technology, Sydney. Apart from being the research centre for marine sciences, SIMS also maintains the Discovery Centre which is nestled in a historic building showcasing exhibitions of diversity of marine life, habitats and ecosystems and open to public http://www.sims.org.au/