Lauren Thornton

Northern Territory Director

Lauren's professional journey has been dedicated to bridging the gap between people and the natural world. With experience in community engagement and natural resource management, she has been privileged to provide interpretation and education to a diverse range of stakeholders, including Aboriginal communities, scientists, media, community groups, tourists and schools.

She is experienced in facilitating events, conducting workshops, presentations and attending events across Australia, particularly fishing shows, to connect with people and share knowledge on topics such as eco-friendly fishing practices. Lauren is the current Northern Territory Extension Officer for the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC).

Lauren's passion is to inspire and educate, and to support healthy relationships and communication. 



WISA is working towards ways to better connect with their members and all seafood women across the Australasian Seafood Industry.

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Kirsten Abernethy – Executive Officer
Phone: 0413 039 421

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WISA acknowledge and respect the Traditional Owners of these lands and waters and their continuing connections, their stories, traditions and living cultures and the contribution to the life and spirit of our communities across Australia. We extend our respect to past, present and future Elders of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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