The database has an open access policy enabling scientists, government agencies, communities and organisations to request data on marine debris in Australia for educational and research purposes. The data submitted is always owned by the contributor, however the Australian Marine Debris Database provides one place for all data to be housed, providing everyone involved in the marine debris issue one place to both access and submit data on marine debris.
The Clean Up Australia Day Rubbish Report is a snapshot of all the different types of rubbish collected on Clean Up Australia Day, including:
- Top Ten Items found
- Major sources of rubbish
- The types of Rubbish collected
- Most Polluted sites