Women in Seafood Australasia work with a number of external organisations and share resources from these organisations including reports, handbooks etc.

Feel free to browse through our resources tab and hope you find something useful.

Increasing Women’s Participation Survey

WISA recently were granted FRDC Project 2018/174 – Women in Seafood Australasia – Understanding, supporting and promoting effective participation by women within the Australian seafood industry. Thank you to those that have responded to our survey that was promoted at Seafood Directions 2019. The survey was a pilot to help inform the ongoing information that…

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…

Sustainable Fishing Families

Sustainable Fishing Families An industry is only as healthy and sustainable as its members. In recent years, concern for the health, safety and wellbeing of the professional wild-catch fishing industry has been growing in Australia. In response, FRDC Project 2016/400 – Sustainable Fishing Families – Developing Industry Human Capital through Health, Wellbeing, Safety and Resilience…

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).      

WINSC report on Western Australia14

WINSC report on Western Australia14 by Mary Brewer   From the 7th to 12th June 2014 the World Aquaculture Society conducted its Conference in Adelaide, the first to be held in Australia. There were 2108 delegates from 66 countries attending the Conference, which ran 81 sessions, five concurrently, covering topics as varied as Environment, Biodiversity &…

Esmay Hropic’s Report Back To WINSC & FRDC 2013

Esmay Hropic –  WINSC & FRDC PD Scholarship Winner 2013   I am a Commercial Fisherman’s wife from Batemans Bay, on the South Coast of New South Wales. I am this year’s recipient of The WINSC FRDC PD Scholarship. On behalf of my fishing community, myself and my family, I would like to thank the…

Is your association drowning in complexity

Below is one of 28 short articles flowing out of our research into healthy industry associations and leadership succession. The article can be downloaded from the link below: Is your association drowning in complexity   If you experience any difficulty opening the file above, please download the latest Adobe Reader (free).      

Report Release: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

On 8 July 2013 the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare announced the release of two reports on the Closing the Gap Clearinghouse website.  The reports, Programs to improve interpersonal safety in Indigenous communities: evidence and issues, and, The role of community patrols in improving safety in Indigenous communities, examine the role and effectiveness of programs promoting…

Australia’s first National Food Plan

On 25th May 2013, Joe Ludwig – Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, released Australia’s first National Food Plan, a document that will act as a road map for our food supply chain into the future. Below is the details and information from Joe Ludwig about Australia’s first National Food Plan, followed by a link…

National Research on Women Business Owners & Female Entrepreneurs in Australia

National Research on Women Business Owners & Female Entrepreneurs in Australia is a report by Yolanda Vega, Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This is the report in which Yolanda based her presentation on at the Inaugural National Rural Women’s Conference this year.  The report was released a month…