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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

​​​​​​The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and fore​stry indust​ries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources. We have about 5000 staff working in offices, airports, mail centres, shipping ports, laboratories and abattoirs; located in regional ​centres, rural communities and capital cities.


Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) is a co-funded partnership between its two stakeholders, the Australian Government and the fishing and aquaculture sectors. It was formed as a statutory corporation on 2nd July 1991, under the provisions of the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 (the PIRD Act 1989) and is responsible to the Minister of Agriculture & Water Resources.



SafeFish, provides technical advice to support Australia’s seafood trade and market access negotiations and helps to resolve barriers to trade. It does this by bringing together experts in food safety and hygiene to work with the industry and regulators to agree and prioritise technical issues impacting on free and fair market access for Australian seafood.


Seafood Industry Australia

Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) is the national peak body which represents the Australian seafood industry.

As the voice of Australian seafood, SIA provides members, consumers, Government and other stakeholders with confident and united representation. Our unity indicates that we all love what we do, we stand by our products and that those products are the best in the world.


Seafood Trade Advisory Group

​The Seafood Trade Advisory Group (STAG) was established by Abalone and Rock lobster exporters to give you a unified voice when advocating for trade and market issues in key Asian export markets. The group acts as a conduit between industry and government, and to provide a market intelligence service to Australian Seafood Exporters.