Media Releases

Could you be the next Tangaroa Blue team member?

Tangaroa Blue LogoTangaroa Blue is looking for experienced and passionate people to join our team!

We have two casual positions currently open - a database project officer, and a AMDI project officer. Descriptions of both positions are listed below.

If one of these positions sounds perfect for you, please send a maximum 2-page resume plus a maximum 3-page cover letter addressing your experience to the below criteria to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm AEST April 12th, 2019. Applicants need to be able to start on May 1st 2019.


Have you got an AMDI Database Question?

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Our Database Team is always busy answering queries and general questions regarding the AMDI App and Database. In this article, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the more frequently asked questions to streamline your database entry process!

Don’t forget – we do have a How to Use the Database Manual, and there are also some Database Guidelines available on the website that will help with most issues regarding inputting data, and our How to Use the AMDI Data Collection App video walks you through how to use our new app.



Container Refunds to Tangaroa Blue!

Facebook tile with scheme IDAs you may be aware, the Container Refund Scheme is now in effect in Queensland and TBF is accepting your donations.

There are several methods of turning in recyclables:  Reverse Vending Machines (RVM’s), Drop off points, Over-the-counter depots and Commercial depots (for very large amounts).

If you are turning in bottles to benefit TBF, you must quote our scheme ID: C10033976.  

For locations and more information, visit: www.containersforchange.com.au.

AMDI App User Video

With the launch of the new Australian Marine Debris Initiative data collection app (available on both Android and Apple), we've just created a short how-to-video to help you navigate your way through the data collection process! If you have any questions about the app just send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A big thanks to Jarrod & Craig from Streamline Media for producing our video, and Brett from We-Refill for the voiceover along with funding from the Morris Family Foundation to help produce the video.

Tangaroa Blue a Banksia Finalist

Banksia SealThe Banksia Foundation works to bring the current sustainability issues into the spotlight and recognise the organisations working towards solutions through the annual Banksia Awards. This year, the Foundation has aligned the awards with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), of which Tangaroa Blue contributes to goals 6, 12-15 and 17.

Tangaroa Blue is proud to annouce that we have been listed as a finalist in the Not for Profit/NGO category!

We are stoked to have made it this far in the process and hope to hear good news when the award winners are announced later this year.

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