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Fishermen call for use of new technology to reduce effects on seabirds30th June 2016

The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association and the Great Australian Bight Fishing Industry Association (GABIA) have developed world leading technology that reduces interactions between trawlers and seabirds by up to 96%. Plans are in place to roll this technology out across the trawl fleet. Trawl fishermen from both Commonwealth managed trawl fisheries in South Austra...

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Friday 11 March 2016 is Sustainable Seafood Day10th March 2016

On this day the South East Trawl Fishery is proud to supply the Australian community fresh, sustainable and locally caught seafood.  Please read the fact sheet below to find out more about our fishery. The South East Trawl Fishery is the largest Commonwealth managed fishery by tonnage and supplies most of the fresh fish to Melbourne and Sydney markets. It runs from just north of Sydney around ...

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Fish stocks in the south east trawl fishery being fished sustainably13th November 2015

30 October 2015. For immediate release. Each year the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) release a report on the stock status of all fish stocks managed by the Australian Government. Mr Simon Boag, Executive Officer of the South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA), explained, “Today’s report shows sustained excellence in fisheries ...

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Fishing industry and green NGOs unite for better seafood labelling15th April 2015

By Renee Vajtauer CEO Commonwealth Fisheries Association CFA have been pushing for Country of Origin labelling (CoOL) through the National Seafood Industry Alliance, an alliance between CFA and state peak industry bodies. CFA are supporting the Food Standards Amendment (Fish Labelling) Bill 2015, put forward by Senator's Xenophon, Lazarus, Lambie, Whish-Wils...

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