Women in Seafood Australasia

WISA builds the capacity of its seafood women to contribute to their industry

Women in Seafood Australasia (WISA) is the only national organisation in Australia representing women in the Seafood Industry.  It is a unique network covering the tough world of commercial fishing, processing sector, aquaculture, cutting edge research, policy and resource management.

WISA developed a 5 year work plan in 2018 and are working towards the following priorities:


Engage – Create, build and maintain engagement opportunities for women that live and work in the Seafood Industry Australia


Inform – Create and provide two way effective communication and long term processes that achieve this


Capacity Build – Provide platforms to improve the capabilities and capacity of women that work in Seafood Industries in Australia


Governance – build an effective, high functioning Board that provides projects and activities that improve the visibility of seafood women in Australia

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WISA Inspiring Women Webinar Series 2022

In honour of International Women’s Day 2022, WISA organised a webinar series for the month of March. We dived into conversation with seven inspiring women from seafood and the broader agriculture community in Australia. We chatted all things seafood and women including taboo topics, we shared secrets of success (and failure), and what it is…


Brisbane 13-15 September 2022 Seafood Directions is the premier seafood industry conference in Australia, hosted by Seafood Industry Australia. WISA is planning to have a big impact this year at the conference. We are providing lots of opportunities for WISA women. WISA SEAFOOD DIRECTIONS 2022 BURSARIES Supported by all of the State and Territory agencies,…