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Noose tightens on dodgy fish retailers15th February 2015

15 February 2015. For immediate release. The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) welcomes the article in today's Sydney Morning Herald in which Fish and Chip industry leaders Con and Theodore Patsiotis, from the Australian Seafood Fish and Chippery in North Coburg, called for country of origin labelling laws for cooked fish. The Australian Seafood Fish and Chippery was recent...

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Tasmania, open for business?23rd July 2014

23 July, 2014. For immediate release. The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the Australian Government to ban certain types of Australian flagged fishing vessels from Australia waters. Mr Simon Boag, the South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association's Executive Officer says that, "The Assoc...

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Fishing – No Tax Increases1st May 2014

The Commonwealth Fisheries Association (CFA) is strongly opposed to any suggestion of tax increases for professional fishers as rumoured to be proposed through removal of the primary producers rebate for use of diesel fuel, under the Fuel Tax Credit Scheme. Under the Scheme, the Government provides a rebate of the excise and customs duty paid on diesel fuel used by primary producers, including ...

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FAKE FLAKE is now fished out!30th April 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. One of the great Australian traditions has been under threat – the beloved Friday night Fish'n'Chips. But now, THE FAKE FLAKE, is fished out! As of Easter, after a two year application process championed by the Southern Shark Industry Alliance Inc. (SSIA), the Australian Fish Names Committee, the body that endorses the real and official Fish Names Standard in Austral...

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