Victoria’s mussel growing industry in Port Phillip and Western Port is set to expand following the allocation of 65 hectares of water to six operators.
The Federal Government is finalising contracts with the six prawn farm businesses affected by the outbreak of White Spot disease in the Logan River area of Queensland, giving the green light for $20 million in financial assistance to flow.
Coffs Harbour based NSW Professional Fishermen's Association will receive more than $11,500 from the Australian Government's Australia-China Agriculture Cooperation Agreement to undertake a trade mission to China to boost seafood exports.
A new era for commercial fishing is one step closer following the successful completion of the NSW Government’s subsidised Share Trading Market.
The response to the outbreak of white spot disease in Queensland’s south-east will be boosted by up to $1.74 million in federal funding.
Australia is cracking down on green prawn imports following suspected deliberate contravening of the nation’s strict biosecurity controls.
NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner and Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, attended the opening of the expansion of Humpty Doo Barramundi Farm.