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Charity Creation

Australian Charity for those lost at sea PURPOSE AND SCOPE INFORMATION  This document has been produced by Women in Seafood Australasia (WISA) in order to define the purpose and scope of an Australian charity to provide financial assistance and support to commercial fishing families who have tragically lost a loved one at sea. BACKGROUND WISA…

WISA Annual AGM 2019

WISA Annual AGM 2019 Register your Attendance for the WISA 2019 Annual General Meeting DATE: 10am on Wednesday 9th October 2019. LOCATION: The National Australia Bank, NAB House, Level 34, 500 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria. The WISA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled to be held at 10am on Wednesday 9th October 2019 at The National Australia Bank, NAB House,…

Power Up Breakfast October 2019

DATE: Friday 11th October TIME: 7.15AM -8.45AM LOCATION: Melbourne Convention Centre, MCEC Room 105 Come along and hear first-hand keynote speaker Anthony Hart detail his unique experiences with mental health and practical solutions. WISA is eager to continue to support industry and its work with mental health alongside the success of Project Regard. The second…

WISA Feature in AMSA Working Boats Magazine

WISA Feature in AMSA Working Boats Magazine WISA’s Stronger Seafood Communities Workshop makes headlines. Australian Maritime Safety Authority Working Boats Magazine featured the Stronger Seafood Communities Workshop participants on the front cover of their December 2018 Issue. Pages 8 and 9 contain a double page spread discussing the workshop theme of Environmental Initiatives from within…

Project Regard Launch

Project Regard Launch Project Regard was launched in October 2018 at the WISA Stronger Seafood Communities Workshop in Adelaide. Project Regard is an initiative of WISA, to open discussions and remove the stigma surrounding mental health in the Australian Seafood Industry. Familiar faces from across the Australian Seafood Industry from a variety of different roles…

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Country of Origin Booklet

Please find below the Country of Origin Booklet “Country of Origin Labelling For Seafood – Time To Tell The Truth” Click on the link below to download and view the booklet Country of Origin Booklet   If you experience any difficulty opening the file, please download the latest Adobe Reader (free).      

2016 WINSC AGM and Conference

WINSC are holding their next AGM and Conference in Melbourne from 23rd – 25th September 2016. Further details will be advised once the venue and conference programme has been confirmed.      

Victorian Sustainable Seafood with Neil Perry


Working Boats Spring 2015 Issue 7

Working Boats Spring 2015 Issue 7 can be viewed and downloaded from the link below:    

George the Farmer featuring Coorong Mullet

George the Farmer uses social media to provide information based on the National Curriculum in the area of Agriculture and Food Production Please use the following link below to get to Wildcatch Fisheries Facebook page with George the Farmer featuring Coorong Mullet from Coorong Wild Seafood.    

FRDC WINSC PD Scholarship Winner Announced

    WINSC are proud to announce that the winner of the 2015 FRDC WINSC PD Scholarship is Suzanne Martin, a vet, from Quamby Brook in Tasmania. Suzanne has a long history of working in the seafood industry when she worked on a prawn trawler in the Gulf of Carpentaria for a season in the…

Leonie Noble is WINSC’s New President

  Leonie Noble is our new WINSC President. In December, 2014, Leonie will complete a 3 year term as chairwoman to Western Australia’s Rural, Remote and Regional (RRR) Women’s Network reference group to help connect women and families throughout the state.RRR Network is a joint initiative of the Department of Agriculture and Food and the Department…

Weather the Storm – An Award Winning Kit Supporting Women to Prepare for Disasters and Emergencies

What are you planning to do to ensure the safety of you and your family / community this summer?       Weather the Storm  An Award Winning Kit Supporting Women to Prepare for Disasters and Emergencies   As Dorothea Mackellar said, we live in a land of droughts and flooding rains.  Each summer, Australians seem…

Western Australia Fisheries Recognised for Leadership in Suicide Prevention

Western Australia Fisheries have been recognised for Leadership in Suicide Prevention. Please view from the link below: Australia-Fisheries-recognised-for-leadership-in-suicide-prevention.aspx      

Genderaquafish: 100 Seafood CEOs, One Woman

The following article mentions the Gender Aquafish Conference in Lucknow, India in November 2014.   Thanks to Marie-Christine Montfort (France) for the article (below) from Undercurrent News article in which she is interviewed about her results of a study of the participation of women at the top 100 seafood CEOs, one woman _ Undercurrent News…