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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Illegal Fishing Clammed Shut
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has seized four illegal boats carrying hundreds of illegally-harvested giant clams and sea cucumbers...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Have Your Say on New South Wales Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - Commercial fishers and other stakeholders are now encouraged to provide feedback as part of the reform programme for New South Wales commercial fishing,...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Good Western Australia Lobster Season Predicted
AUSTRALIA - There should be better times ahead for Western Australia’s world-renowned rock lobster industry after the most promising results from an assessment...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Deadline for Australia BAP Auditor Course Approaching
AUSTRALIA - New auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry observers are invited to...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Australian Fisheries Management Review Moves Ahead
AUSTRALIA - The Government has taken the next step in its bold plan to modernise fishing management in Queensland with the release of the fisheries management review...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Australia's First Tuna Fisheries Seek Sustainable MSC Approval
AUSTRALIA - Australian fisheries are stepping up to the world stage this Sustainable Seafood Day, Friday 21 of March. Walker Seafoods Australia of the Eastern Tuna...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Quotas Increased for Australia's Scalefish and Shark Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - Quotas for the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery's (SESSF) 2014/15 fishing year commencing on May 1 have been announced. Quotas increased...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Ministerial Fisheries Advisory Council Appointed
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced the appointment of members to the Ministerial Fisheries Advisory Council...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
CSIRO to Work with CO2 Group on Aquaculture Research
AUSTRALIA - CO2 Group's Western Australia Resources Limited (WARL) has entered into a relationship agreement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...
Ocean Abalone Australia Bought Out of Receivership
AUSTRALIA - Ocean Abalone Australia has been bought out of receivership, and its management is hopeful the operation will have a fruitful future....
Friday, February 07, 2014
Government Provides Boost to Tasmanian Aquaculture
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government will boost the Tasmanian aquaculture industry through the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Plan....
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Jump on the Legal Life Raft with Aquarius Lawyers
AUSTRALIA - Do not drown in the sea of sustainability regulations and laws instead use a life raft and engage an expert in the area....
Monday, January 27, 2014
Funding for 30 Fish Habitat Projects Announced
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Londonderry, Bart Bassett, have announced the allocation of A$570,000...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Applications Open for Concessional Fish Farm Loans
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian primary industries’ businesses can now apply for concessional loans through the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme (WA)....
CO2 Group CEO Steps Down as Business Pursues New Growth Areas
AUSTRALIA - Mr Andrew Grant is to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of CO2 Group Limited due to changes in market circumstances....
Monday, January 20, 2014
Salmon Processing Plant gets A$10 million Expansion
AUSTRALIA - Huon Aquaculture is to start a A$10 million expansion of its salmon processing plant at Parramatta Creek in Northern Tasmania to make value added seafood...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Licence Buyback Could Cut Abalone Costs
AUSTRALIA - A voluntary licence buyback and changes to management arrangements may result in lower management costs for Eyre Peninsula and West Coast abalone divers,...
Friday, January 10, 2014
CO2 Group Completes Acquisition of Seafarm Ltd
AUSTRALIA - Australia's largest prawn farm has now been purchased by CO2 Group in order to help develop a major aquaculture business platform in Asutralia....
Best Aquaculture Practice Auditor Course Set For Australia In June
AUSTRALIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance is inviting new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials...
Friday, January 03, 2014
Management Changes Made to Australian Abalone Fishery
AUSTRALIA - New management arrangements for the Western Zone Abalone Fishery are set to improve the integrity of the quota management system and reduce management...
Friday, December 27, 2013
CO2 Expands Aquaculture Footprint
AUSTRALIA - CO2 Group is expanding its footprint in the aquaculture industry with the purchase of Queensland prawn company Seafarm for A$11.2 million....
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Snapper Fishery Reopens but Smaller Spatial Closures Remain
AUSTRALIA - Fishers are reminded that although the statewide snapper fishery closure has ended, smaller spatial closures remain in place in northern Spencer Gulf...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
World’s Largest Barramundi Hatchery to Open in Victoria
AUSTRALIA - The world’s largest Barramundi hatchery with capacity to supply almost half the annual global industry requirement for seed stock has been officially...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Export Earnings from Australian Fisheries Products Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - Australian farm exports are forecast to be around $38 billion in 2013–14, with higher forecasts for beef and veal, wine, and dairy products, according...
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Doors Open to New Seafood Investment Opportunities
AUSTRALIA - Fish species not currently commercially fished in South Australian waters could soon end up on menus around the world thanks to new State Government...
Monday, December 02, 2013
Tuna Summit Urged to End Overfishing and Halt New Vessels
AUSTRALIA - Greenpeace is urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), who are meeting in Cairns, Australia, to halt the entry of new industrial...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Super Seafood Recipes hit the Mark
AUSTRALIA - Delicious, healthy and sustainable South Australian seafood was on show at the SARDI Aquatic Sciences Open Day on Sunday 17 November....
Monday, November 11, 2013
Clean Seas Tuna Yellowtail Kingfish Production Proceeding Well
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna has reported that its programme to increase annual yellowtail kingfish production to in excess of 1,500 tonnes by the 2015 financial...
Have Your Say on Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery Management
AUSTRALIA - Interested stakeholders and the community are encouraged to have their say on a draft management plan for the commercial Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery....
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Tenders Open for Commercial Fishing Peak Industry Body
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Primary Industries and Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson has announced the start of the tender process for a peak body representing the...
 
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