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Launceston - Southern Blast

Southern Blast is a short film exposing the threats of seismic blasting to the oceans between Tasmania and Victoria.

These multiple seismic threats include a seismic blasting project being proposed by TGS/SLB-Schlumberger. If approved, it will be the world's largest 3D seismic blasting project on record, covering over 45,000 square kilometres of ocean between the Victoria’s Otway coast and northwest Tasmania.

Southern Blast is produced by our friends at Surfrider Foundation and features a beautiful cinematic celebration of the wild landscapes, abundant marine ecosystems, and local communities across Lutruwita (Tasmania). The film connects with surfers, seismic research scientists, divers, fishers, and First Nations people who are concerned with the harm caused to marine life by seismic blasting for fossil fuel exploration.

As engaging as it is beautiful, Southern Blast has captured the wildness and beauty of the Southern Ocean as well as those who share a deep connection with it.

After the free film screening you are welcome to stay for a Q&A with the Australian Marine Conservation Society and Environment Tasmania to find out more about seismic blasting in Australian oceans and how you can help protect our marine life from this threat of seismic proportions.

If you require any access assistance for this event, please get in touch with the Australian Marine Conservation Society using the contact buttons below so we can best facilitate your attendance.

November 09, 2023
7pm - 7pm
Star Theatre
217b Invermay Rd
Invermay, TAS 7248
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