Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, delivered its ‘Our Pledge’ social licence workshop to members of the local fishing industry in Mackay yesterday (Tuesday, July 9). “’Our Pledge’ is our promise to the community – an acknowledgement of their concerns and a way for us to demonstrate the […]
Kaz Bartaska, founder and managing director of Kansom Australia, started his career in 1968 with BHP as a ship chartering officer. He studied Ecomonics and Politics at Monash University and Marketing at Chisolm Institute of Technology. In 1985 he established Lonimar Australia Pty Ltd as a processor and marketer of Asian Specialty Seafoods (Abalone, Sea Cucumber […]
Bill Passey, Director of Australia Bay Seafoods, started working on the west coast in a lobster processing factory at the age of 14 years old, living in a shack made with a few sheets of corrugated iron on the sand hills. As a second job, he worked part time as relief crew on cray boats. […]
“I am so proud of our sustainable, science-based fisheries management system. I look forward to growing this $3.2 billion industry with you into the future.” At the start of her national agriculture tour, the Minister for Agriculture Senator Bridget McKenzie has a message for the Australian seafood industry.