$1.5 million election-commitment from Morrison Government for Stay Afloat national rollout

A re-elected Morrison Government will invest $1.5 million in improving mental health support for commercial fishers across Australia. This investment will extend and expand Seafood Industry Australia’s ‘Stay Afloat’ program,…

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Stay Afloat Queensland: New program launches to help Queensland commercial fishers build resilience

Joint media release from the Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities The Honourable Mark Furner, and Seafood Industry Australia The Palaszczuk Government is backing Queensland’s…

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‘Sometimes we need help to Stay Afloat’: Trusted Advocates network pilot announced for Australian seafood industry

IMAGE: Stay Afloat Darwin trusted advocates L-R – Michael O’Brien, Toni Hedditch, Fran Davis. Stay Afloat Australia, a mental health and wellbeing Trusted Advocate network for the Australian commercial fishing…

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An update from CEO Jane Lovell

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Advocacy and political representation are key activities for SIA – making sure our concerns and priorities are heard by our politicians, especially in the Federal Parliament. At the moment we…

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Meet a member – Bill Passey

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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…

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