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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Innovative Seaweed Farming Trials Underway Near Port Lincoln
AUSTRALIA - South Australian scientists are undertaking trials to see if seaweed can be farmed as part of the State’s $243 million aquaculture industry....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Australian Vessels to Face Fishing Ban in Tasmania?
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the...
Friday, June 20, 2014
More Time Given to Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced that the independent Structural Adjustment Review Committee (SARC)...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Eyre Peninsula Aquaculture on Show
AUSTRALIA - International and national aquaculture experts are set to see first-hand the growing Eyre Peninsula Aquaculture industry following on from the World...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Next Steps for New South Wales Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, said the NSW Government will carefully examine all submissions on the Commercial...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Garfish Fishery Closure Hopes to Recover Stocks
AUSTRALIA - Seasonal closures to commercial Garfish fishing in South Australia came into force at noon on 16 May, in a move to promote the recovery of Southern Garfish...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Australian Fisheries Association Opposed to Fishermen Tax Increases
AUSTRALIA - The Commonwealth Fisheries Association (CFA) is strongly opposed to any suggestion of tax increases for professional fishers as rumoured to be proposed...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Commercial Catches set for Victoria Abalone and Ocean Scallops
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has set the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) for abalone and ocean scallops for the 2014-15...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
CleanSeas Tuna Expected to Turn a Profit Sooner Than Expected
AUSTRALIA - Port Lincoln fish farmer Cleanseas Tuna is ahead of schedule and expects to turn a maiden operating profit this financial year as production and sales...
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...
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