Chair | National Marine Science Committee
Toni is also the Chair of the National Marine Science Committee which is an advisory body linking high quality marine science and the sustainable growth and development of Australia’s blue economy. The Committee assists coordination and information-sharing between Australia's research institutions, universities, Commonwealth and State/Territory governments, and the broader Australian marine science community.
Toni Moate is CSIRO’s Director, National Collections and Marine Infrastructure (NCMI), which sees her lead the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), Marine National Facility (MNF), National Research Collections Australia (NRCA), and Engineering & Technology programs. As the Director, National Collections and Marine Infrastructure, Toni is responsible for ensuring CSIRO’s national collections and marine infrastructure are effectively positioned, managed and utilised for long term financial sustainability and support science delivery in the national interest.
Ocean Decade Australia respects and acknowledges the First Nations people of the land and waterways across Australia as the continuing custodians of Country and Culture. We pay our respect to First Nations peoples and their Elders, past and present.