Author: Kate Bevitt

Chat with a chef: ‘Keep it simple’ when cooking tuna, says Stephen Hodges

Chef Stephen Hodges calls himself “part chef, part fish”. Over his 43-year chef career, he has run and established some of the most influential seafood restaurants including The Pier and Fish Face. Tuna Australia caught up with Stephen to learn about his passion and commitment to all things seafood and his tips for buying and cooking tuna and swordfish.

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Recipe: BBQ albacore tuna with sauce agrodolce

Posted in: Posts navigation Chat with a chef: ‘Tuna and swordfish are amazing to cook and eat’, says Ben Way of Little Beach Boathouse Stay informed Industry news delivered to your inbox every 1-2 weeks…

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Chat with a chef: ‘Tuna and swordfish are amazing to cook and eat’, says Ben Way of Little Beach Boathouse

Ben Way is the executive chef and owner of Little Beach Boathouse in Port Stephens, NSW. The UK-born chef has worked in several fine dining restaurants in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley and, in 2021, he and his…

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Meet a member: Mia Bredenberg of Sunderland Marine

Mia Bredenberg is the Australian Branch Manager for Sunderland Marine, which has been a member of Tuna Australia since 2016. Tuna Australia caught up with Mia to learn about her career journey and insurance services for longline tuna…

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‘Great opportunity’: Little Tuna delights French Ambassador with fresh sashimi

What do you serve to the French Ambassador to Australia who calls himself a passionate foodie? Thin slices of fresh-caught yellowfin tuna coated in a rub incorporating the traditional flavours of Japan. That was what Tuna Australia members…

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‘Keeping quota in local and Australian hands’: Andrew Rado of Longreach Maris on new quota investment fund

Tuna Australia spoke with Andrew to learn about Longreach Maris’ Funds and the benefits that they aim to deliver for fishers, regional communities and the Australian public.

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$5,000 up for grabs in safety video competition for fishers

Commercial fishers are being invited to tap into their creative side and jump onboard with a new video competition offering a $5,000 top cash prize. “The Fishers Filming Fishers initiative calls on fishers to record themselves or other…

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‘I still get the buzz’: Pioneer Bob Lamason reflects on a lifetime of tuna fishing

Bob Lamason, a legend of the tuna longlining industry, started the fishery in Cairns, Queensland. Following his recent decision to retire, we spoke with Bob about his career journey, the impacts of COVID and what he will do…

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‘Guardians of the resource’: Tuna Australia wins Leader for a Living Ocean in Sustainable Seafood Awards

Posted in: Tuna Australia, the industry body for tuna producers, is a winner of the Leader of the Living Ocean award as part of the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Sustainable Seafood Awards Australia 2022. The…

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New technologies and tools to improve crew safety at sea

Tuna Australia is rolling out digital technologies and trialling innovative safety tools to enhance crew safety on vessels.

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Talking bait use with researcher Dr. Clara Obregón

Dr Clara Obregón, a PhD graduate of Murdoch University who hails from Menorca, Spain, was a co-investigator on the Tuna Australia report looking at alternative bait options. Tuna Australia spoke with Clara about the report findings, her PhD thesis, and her favourite seafood dish (which won’t surprise you!).

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Meet a member: Michael Bull of Immigration Consultants Group (Australia)

Tuna Australia spoke with Michael Bull, director of Immigration Consultants Group (Australia) to learn about his company, discuss COVID impacts and glean insights into current immigration issues.

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