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NATIVE TREES FOR SUSTAINABLE SEAS – PART 1: AUSTRAL FISHERIES RECEIVE RENEWED CARBON NEUTRAL CERTIFICATION

Two years after our carbon neutral journey began, Austral Fisheries are proud to have received recertification as a carbon neutral organisation and for the wild capture fish and prawn products we catch and sell through the Australian Government’s Carbon Neutral Program. Austral CEO David Carter recently visited the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor located a 4.5…

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2018 EU Announcement

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 22 June, 2018 Austral Fisheries (Austral) has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with NT WorkSafe over the tragic death of Ryan Donoghue on one of Austral’s prawn fishing trawlers on 29 November 2013. David Carter, CEO of Austral, said: “Austral Fisheries are deeply saddened and sorry for the devastating tragedy and…

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$2.5m investment delivers 29% emissions reduction

Austral Fisheries announced today that the off-season refit of their largest vessel, the Atlas Cove, has exceeded expectations with results from their first fishing trip of the season achieving fuel savings of 29%. Built in Norway in 1999, the Atlas Cove started life as a North Sea pelagic sein trawler with a 4320 kW MAK…

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Austral commissions new toothfish vessel

Austral Fisheries has entered into an agreement with Båtbygg AS in Norway for the construction of a SK-4260 fishing vessel designed by Skipskompetanse. The vessel, Cape Arkona, combines auto-line, potting and trawling and will set new standards for multi-purpose fishing operations. In line with Austral’s sustainability commitment, emphasis has been put on environmentally friendly and future-oriented…

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THE CARBON NEUTRAL SEAFOOD INDUSTRY FAMILY IS EXPANDING!

In a positive step forward for the seafood industry and the environment, Sydney Fish Market (SFM) have partnered with Qantas to achieve carbon neutral status through establishing blue carbon markets and improving fish habitat. Sydney Fish Market have joined the Qantas Future Planet offset program to achieve this, investing in a carbon offset project which…

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Banksia Awards

Last week we were lucky enough to have been awarded the 2017 Banksia Foundation Small to Medium Business Sustainability Leadership Award against a very strong field, full of people doing such wonderful things. We are proud to be working with our climate partner, Carbon Neutral, on this journey. Thanks also to Millstream Productions for putting…

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Heard Island Toothfish fishery re-certified by MSC

The Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Patagonian toothfish fishery has received recertification to the MSC standard for sustainable fishing. Originally certified in 2012, the fishery was once riddled with illegal and unregulated fishing for the valuable species, found across the southern ocean.  But due to robust and collaborative management, there has not been illegal…

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Our Carbon Neutral Commitment

“I believe we have a problem with the way we are treating our environment. I do care about what we, humans, are doing to our land and water and what this will mean for our kids and future generations… and my big dilemma is; what can I do about it.” It is no secret that…

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