OceanWatch Australia works with the seafood industry and the community to advance the sustainability of Australia’s seafood.

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Everybody is responsible for healthy oceans #OceanPledge

Posted: 11/21/17

With our natural resources facing increasing pressure the task of keeping our oceans, waterways and habitats healthy is an ongoing issue. Whilst some environmental drives seek to highlight an important issue they can in the process distance or vilify other key stakeholders that have an important...

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NSW Oyster Conference a hit

Posted: 08/29/17

Oyster producers from all over NSW have descended on Merimbula this week for the biennial NSW Oyster Conference held at the Pambula Merimbula Golf Club. Over 200 oyster farmers, trade suppliers and associated organisations attended providing a unique opportunity for producers to share, learn and connect...

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New reef trials installed in estuaries around NSW

Posted: 07/23/17

Fish hotels in the form of Oyster shell in Coir fibre bags have been installed in key estuary locations around NSW. These structures will be key to providing erosion control and fish habitat restoration in intertidal locations. Several sites in NSW have been selected where there...

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The end of an era, but a lifetime of legacy

Posted: 06/29/17

There are all kinds of opportunities in life and sometimes those opportunities allow us to make an amazing impact in local communities and support those who need specialist guidance. That is why our Executive Director Brad Warren will be sorely missed when he departs the helm...

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Clean Up Australia Day Success!

Posted: 03/07/17

On the banks of Kissing Point Park in Sydney school children and community members took to the habour side to keep Australia’s environment beautiful. The clean up area is a natural hot spot with mangroves and endangered salt marsh homing many species of birds and marine...

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Youth Clean Up Australia day with us!

Posted: 02/17/17

Professional fishermen from Sydney and local community members will take to the waters and land on March 3rd to collect rubbish for Clean Up Australia Day in an effort to keep Sydney Harbour healthy. Representatives from OceanWatch Australia, Sydney Fish Market and the seafood industry will...

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Love fish? Celebrate with us!

Posted: 02/15/17

On April 14th 2017 it’s your chance to get involved with your local fishermen and eat some fantastic local seafood supplied directly from the NSW coast at our free Loaves and Fishes barbecue. We are encouraging South West Rocks residents and visitors to attend our annual...

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Whats better than cake? A marine themed cake served by mermaids!

Posted: 11/17/16

On Monday 21st November Blackstar pastry and OceanWatch Australia will hold a pop- up stall at Sydney Fish Market to raise funds to keep Australia’s seafood sustainable. The pop-up stall for #worldfisheriesday will provide cake but not just any cake, flavours of violet ocean water and...

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Students think critically about the Australian Seafood Industry

Posted: 09/29/16

During August and September 2015, two OceanWatch Australia staff delivered 4 presentations to a total of 160 students from The University of Western Sydney at the Sydney Fish Market in Pyrmont. This year in September the talks have continued with two of our program managers Simon and...

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16 scientific minds converge

Posted: 08/29/16

Coastal habitat restoration is a complicated process. That’s ok. Because, in the midst of all the coastal and marine habitat issues facing Australia, we brought together 16 of the best environmental scientists from around the country to develop a review paper on solutions to restore and...

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