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Recipe: Tuna kofta with BBQ grapes and sour garlic sauce by Josh Niland

“Kofta are traditionally made with ground meat, onion and spices but I urge you to try them with minced tuna. They are so good! I suggest a few dips and a tabbouleh that I like to serve them…

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Meet a member: Kate Lamason of Little Tuna

Tuna Australia member Kate Lamason recently won a silver trophy in the 2021 AusMumpreneurs Awards for her successful Cairns-based business Little Tuna. We spoke with Kate about the award win, Michelle Bridges’ love of Little Tuna, and future plans for her thriving business.

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‘What do statutory fishing rights mean?’ ask outraged fishers in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery

Recent decisions by the Australian Government have stripped AUD 30 million from the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery, and the zoning for the proposed Indian Ocean Territories Marine Park (IOMTP) will badly erode fishers’ statutory fishing rights to catch fish.

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‘Amazing story’: Northern Pacific bluefin tuna recaptured off Sunshine Coast nine years after being tagged in Japan

A northern Pacific bluefin tuna has been caught by a tuna longliner vessel in the Coral Sea, 370 km east of the Sunshine Coast, nine years after it was tagged as a baby in Japanese coastal waters in July 2012.

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Follow the fish: Tracing tuna from the boat to shop in MSC webinar

How big are tuna, how are they caught, and are they delicious? Tuna Australia Program Manager Phil Ravanello responded to these questions and more in a Marine Stewardship Council webinar held during National Science Week 2021 for school students.

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Freight lifeline gives Australian fishers time to adapt their export models

Mooloolaba fishing company 4 Seas is back to supplying some of Australia’s finest tropical fish to domestic and international markets after a challenging 2020 that saw the Queensland business struggle.

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Industry investor and young newcomer join Tuna Australia Board

  Posted in: Two new Directors have been appointed to the Tuna Australia Board, bringing fresh insights and ideas to support and strengthen the tuna longline industry. The new Directors-Daryn Logan of Sniper Fishing, Mooloolaba,…

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Talking seafood and sustainability with Grant Logue of Harley & John’s Seafood

Posted in: Harley & John’s Seafood has been serving the Wollongong community since 1988. Grant Logue has been the owner for the past 12 years. In November 2020, Harley & Johns became the first independent…

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‘Tell a stronger story’: Tuna Australia launches new website

  Posted in: Tuna Australia has launched its refreshed website, providing a dynamic, new digital space to better engage with members, consumers, partners and the media. The revamped website will help Tuna Australia to continue…

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Nominations open for Tuna Australia Board of Directors

Tuna Australia is calling on members interested in shaping the organization’s strategic direction to nominate for a Board Director position. Seven Director positions are available on the Tuna Australia Board from 11 August 2021 for a two-year tenure….

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Wildlife rescue twins receive 1 tonne donation of sardines from Tuna Australia

Identical twins Bridgette and Paula Powers share a passion for looking after sick and injured sea birds, especially pelicans. “We love them all, but our favourite bird is the pelican—we just love their big eyes,” Paula Powers told…

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‘Ready to go’: Klokan Fishing’s new tuna longliner hits the water

When blessing a new boat, it’s considered bad luck if the bottle of champagne doesn’t break. As luck would have it, when 16-year-old Mira Skoljarev swung the bottle hard at the Mira Š tuna longliner named after her,…

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