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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.

Australian seafood industry welcomes Morrison ministry

27-Aug-2018 1:25 PM
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has welcomed the Morrison ministry and thanked the Turnbull administration for its support of the industry.

‘Aussie food in demand, but where’s the origin labelling in foodservice?’: SIA urges federal government to act

22-Aug-2018 4:49 PM
The “Food demand in Australia” ABARES report released today shows Aussies want to know where their food comes from and Seafood Industry Australia, the national peak body for seafood, has urged the government to take action and extend same type of Country of Origin Labelling laws which apply to seafood sold in retail, to the foodservice sector.

It's easy to be CoOL in the NT

20-Aug-2018 2:00 PM
Did you know you can be fined up to $20,000 if you’re not CoOL in the Northern Territory? In 2008, the NT introduced Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) on menus for all seafood sold in the foodservice industry. Meaning, when people dine out they know if their seafood is Australian or imported. Just the same as when buying fresh fish.

‘Common sense has prevailed’: SIA welcomes Commonwealth Marine Park management plans

16-Aug-2018 4:31 PM
?Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing Australia’s commercial fishers, has welcomed news of the five failed disallowance motions against the Commonwealth Marine Park management plans in the Australian Senate.

‘Marine Park management plans won’t change the number of fish being caught’: SIA call-outs marine park misinformation

15-Aug-2018 3:55 PM
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing Australia’s commercial fishers, has rejected claims from Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest, the Labor Party and the Greens as misinformation being peddled in an attempt to drum up fear and opposition to the management plans for Australia’s network of marine parks.

SIA rejects claims made about Commonwealth Marine Park management plans

02-Aug-2018 3:40 PM
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing Australia’s commercial fishers, has rejected claims made about the Coalition’s proposed network of Commonwealth Marine Parks in the media in recent days.

SIA responds to research article, “Seeing slavery in seafood supply chains”

26-Jul-2018 2:59 PM
“It is important to be clear that none of Australia’s fisheries are subject to any form of slavery and our well-managed fisheries provide some of the most sustainable seafood in the world,” SIA CEO Jane Lovell said.

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