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Tuna Australia wins gong for safety research at NSW seafood awards

Tuna Australia was one of the top seafood players recognised at the Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards on 23 April 2024. The industry association won the Safety Award for its research into improving worker safety and reducing bycatch.

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Tuna Australia drives Southern Bluefin Tuna MSC certification for sustainable fisheries

Efforts are underway to secure Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) in recognition of the fishery’s sustainability. Tuna Australia is spearheading this work through a project part funded by the Fisheries Research Development Corporation (FRDC).

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Tuna Australia wins two awards at Queensland Seafood Industry Awards 2024

Tuna Australia received two gongs at the Queensland Seafood Industry Awards 2024, winning the Health and Safety, and Research, Development and Extension Awards.

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Seeking insight on world tuna markets

Tuna Australia is exploring market opportunities for sustainably-caught tuna in the UK, the US and Japan.

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Tuna Australia Board commits to drive thriving, sustainable industry

The Tuna Australia Board has vowed to continue supporting members to ensure a sustainable and thriving industry, after the Board was confirmed at the Tuna Australia AGM on 16 November 2023.

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South Coast Fish Processors: Elevating seafood export and sustainability

In the picturesque coastal town of Eden, NSW, South Coast Fish Processors has emerged as a new player in the seafood industry.

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A quick guide to the Marine Order 504 changes

In this article, Tuna Australia Program Manager Phil Ravanello gives a quick overview of the changes to Marine Order 504, effective 1 August 2023. What is Marine Order 504 (MO504)? Marine Order 504 outlines safety management systems (SMS)…

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Tuna Australia releases position statement on engaging with companies pursuing offshore development

Tuna Australia, the industry body for the commercial tuna longline fishing sector, has issued its position statement on engaging with companies interested in conducting marine activities within Australian waters.

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World-leading research to better manage wildlife interactions

Tuna Australia is uncovering how to combine existing fishing tools to reduce interactions with scavenging seabirds as part of world-leading research.

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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 tuna sustainable

Southern bluefin tuna numbers are taking a turn for the better, with the fishery meeting sustainable fishing standards. Australia’s valuable southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishery operates out of Port Lincoln in South Australia and along Australia’s east coast….

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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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