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Member of the Month – Barbara Konstas10th December 2015

Barbara has spent her life working with fish. Her father started a wholesale stall at the Melbourne Fish Market in 1968 and this business still continues.  Barbara worked in the family business from the age of 19 to 24.  She says that working in that business in school holidays taught her how to work, how to smile, how to swear and the backend of the business.   Barbara left the fish market...

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Certainty brings investment in the South-East Fishery in Tasmania19th November 2015

Tasmanian business and SETFIA member Mures Seafood, has just opened a purpose built factory at Cambridge just out of Hobart at a cost of $3.2m. Mures currently operates the iconic Mures Upper Deck restaurant as well as Mures Lower Deck which serves fish and chips, ice cream, coffee, oysters and houses a fish monger.   Both are situated in the same building on Victoria Dock and together employ...

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Member of the month – Josh Pearce16th November 2015

30 year old Josh Pearce is November’s Member of the Month. Josh runs the Sanford Wholesale Fish Market in Youell Street Footscray having moved to Melbourne with wife Anna, two young children (and the family dog) from Auckland. Publically listed Sanford Ltd are New Zealand’s biggest seafood company with an annual turnover of NZ$452m and earnings before interest and tax of nearly NZ$47m. S...

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Josh Jarvis – Member of the Month!16th April 2015

Josh Jarvis, age 20 Vessel: Imlay Port of Domicile: Eden Position: Deckhand, currently studying Skipper's ticket How long have you been fishing? 4 ...

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