Lorraine Arnold

Role held in the seafood industry?

Wife of a Western Rock Lobster fisherman for 42 years. In the last few years I have been actively working our fishing vessel with my husband.

When and how did you get involved in the seafood industry?

When and how did you get involved in the seafood industry? Met and married an A Zone Western Rock Lobster fisherman became a wife, mother, homemaker, small business manager and a fisherwoman.

Why do you like working in the seafood industry?

I like the open air, ocean and the challenges that occur every year that come with being part of the West Australian lobster industry while living at the Abrolhos Islands.

What you love about your role?

What you love about your role Everyday is different when you live on an island for four months. The biggest challenges are isolation and maintaining your assets in a remote location.

Most memorable moment ?

Skippering a 36ft jetboat and catching just over 3 tonne of lobster with my husband at the Abrolhos Islands.

Other thoughts you would like to share?

Other thoughts you would like to share To never give up and always try until you can achieve your goal.