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Seafood Industry Australia replies to “Classification of marine microdebris: A review and case study on fish from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia”, Frederieke J. Kroon, Cherie E. Motti, Lene H. Jensen and Kathryn L. E. Berry, as published in Scientific Reports

08-Nov-2018 10:54 AM
Seafood Industry Australia, the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has called for more research to be done following the recent finding of microplastics in the gut of juvenile coral trout on the Great Barrier Reef.

Eating fish can help fight asthma, finds study

07-Nov-2018 9:54 AM
A diet rich in fatty-fish may be the key to fighting childhood asthma, a new study has found.

The ‘big dry’ hits our oceans: How the drought is impacting Australia’s fishing industry

01-Nov-2018 2:30 PM
Think drought only affects the land? Think again. With diminished rainfalls and higher than average temperatures the “big dry” has hit our oceans and is impacting Australia’s fishing industry.

‘Election promise from the Victorian Labor Party is another nail in the coffin for Australia’s commercial fisheries,’ warns Seafood Industry Australia

01-Nov-2018 1:13 PM
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak-body representing the Australian seafood industry, has warned an election promise from the Victorian Labor Party to close the Gippsland Lakes to commercial fishing would be another nail in the coffin for Australia’s commercial fishing industry.

‘12 months too long’: Seafood Industry Australia calls for Seafood Origin Information Working Group report’s release

25-Oct-2018 4:29 PM
In November 2016 the Seafood Origin Information Working Group (SOIWG) was established in response to the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2016 debate to investigate if the government would support Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for seafood sold in the foodservice sector. Now, nearly 12 months since the last SOIWG meeting (November 22, 2017) there is still no report.

‘The situation for fishers has been virtually ignored’: SIA shines spotlight on mental health

10-Oct-2018 5:30 AM
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak-body representing the Australian seafood industry, has urged fishers, their families and friends to start a conversation about mental health to mark World Mental Health Day on October 10.

No Commonwealth fisheries subject to overfishing for the fifth consecutive year: ABARES release highlights sustainability

28-Sep-2018 12:15 PM
Australia's Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been given a tick of sustainability with no fisheries subject to overfishing for the fifth consecutive year, according to the “Fisheries status reports 2018” released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics today (September 28, 2018).

Iconic Queensland fishery saved

13-Sep-2018 9:16 AM
“Today (September 12, 2018) the Senate voted against a disallowance put forward by Senator Whish-Wilson regarding Scallop Hammerhead sharks in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP),” Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) CEO Jane Lovell said.

Fishers urged to ask - R U OK?

13-Sep-2018 5:45 AM
Despite Australia's fishers experiencing twice the base-rate of psychological stress of any other sector, there are no industry specific mental health programs available to fishers, like there are to other sectors like farming and building.

?Seafood Industry Australia - Fishing industry rebuffs misguided attempt to shut iconic Queensland fishery

12-Sep-2018 11:28 AM
“Today the Senate will vote on a disallowance put forward by Senator Whish-Wilson regarding Scallop Hammerhead sharks in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP),” Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) CEO Jane Lovell said.

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