Media call - Seafood Industry Australia - National resource access crisis meeting

05-Feb-2019 11:00 AM

WHAT Interview and photograph opportunities to discuss actions stemming from the Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) “Tipping Point” meeting.



  • Wednesday, February 6

  • 1pm AWST - meeting conclusion



  • Rottnest Room

  • Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges

  • Corner Marine Terrace and Essex Street, Fremantle, WA 6160



  • SIA, the national peak-body representing the Australian seafood industry, will hold a national crisis-meeting to discuss the ongoing threats to resource access and property rights occurring across the nation.

  • Representatives from the national seafood industry will come together for the “Tipping Point” meeting tomorrow in Fremantle to discuss strategies to address this constant erosion of our access, and the devaluation and destabilisation of our industry.

  • Background:



  • SIA CEO Jane Lovell

  • SIA Deputy Chair and Fishing Families WA spokesperson Chauncey Hammond

  • National Aquaculture Council Executive Chair Aaron Irving

  • Western Australian Fishing Industry Council CEO John Harrison

  • Phone interviews are available with:

    • Seafood Industry Victoria Executive Director Johnathon Davey

    • Northern Territory Seafood Council CEO Katherine Winchester

    • Queensland Seafood Industry Association CEO Eric Perez

    • Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna Industry Association CEO Brian Jefferies