OceanWatch Australia works on a broad range of projects to improve environmental practices, protect marine species, reduce by-catch, introduce sustainable technologies, change behaviours and restore marine habitats.
Tide to Table
‘Tide to Table’ helped reinforce the message that actions on land affect our waterways and our estuaries, in turn affecting the quality and kind of seafood we consume.
Seanet provided environmental extension services to the Australian seafood industry, through a unique network of fisheries conservation experts.
OceanWatch found and negotiated a solution to help fish habitats in Port Macquarie, funded by an enforceable undertaking offence.
Sea Safety & Survival
The PFA contracted OceanWatch Australia to adapt practical ‘in-water’ sea survival training used by the yachting industry for the impacted professional fishers.
Marine Pests Education
OceanWatch developed an Australian Marine Pests Database: a searchable archive of existing materials on marine pest education and awareness.
Fish Online Training
OceanWatch developed training materials for NSW fisheries transitioning to online catch and quota use reporting.
EMS is a program in which oyster farmers undertake a risk assessment to identify hazards affecting water quality and the growth of oyster farm produce.
CRDI is a group of volunteer biologists/engineers across Australia seeking to resolve key issues with fish passage restrictions where culvert crossing divide waterways.