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Seafood Directions | Sydney 2005

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The Seafood Directions 2005 theme, was "Netting Profits". The conference was organised and hosted by Sydney Fish Market.

Presentations, Speakers & Downloads

PDF Report Card from Seafood Directions 2003
Iain Smith, Australian Seafood Industry Council
PDF Supermarkets - Opportunity or Threat
Andrew Young, Principal, Sinclair Knight Merz
PDF The Demand Supply Equation
Barney Foran, CSIRO Resource Futures Canberra
PDF Boomers, brides, bachelors and the coming of the Man Drought
Bernhard Salt, Author "The Big Shift" / Partner KPMG Australia
PDF Gaining Investor Confidence - Funding Seafood Companies in Uncertain Times
Bill Cordingley, Rabobank Senior Analyst Animal Proteins
PDF Australia's Seafood and Aquaculture Trail
Bruce Zippel, South Australian Aquaculture Council
PDF Access to the Wild
Daryl McPhee, Environmental Management Centre, University of Queensland
PDF Changing Lifestyles, Changing Marketplace - The UK Experience
Ed Garner, Communications Director, Worldpanel UK
PDF What dos it take to resort confidence in seafood?
Grímur Valdimarsson, Director Fisheries Industries Division, FAO Italy
PDF The importance of imported seafood to Australia
Harry Peters, AM Marine Product Marketing
PDF Adding value to the seafood supply chain through the sustainable utilisation of fish products not traditionally utilised or marketed
Ian Knuckey, Director, ASCo
PDF Innovation in seafood marketing
John Susman, Fisheads Seafood Strategy
PDF The low-down on bottom trawling
Kylie Paulsen, Women's Industry Network Seafood Community
PDF Monitoring Seafood Quality - Developing a "new" fish freshness assessment tool
Mark Boulter, Quality, Safety & Environment Manager, Sydney Fish Markets
PDF Public perceptions of seafood and the seafood industry
Martin Bowerman, Publisher QLD Seafood Magazine
PDF Managing in Partnership
Martin Smallridge, Spencer Gulf & West Coast Prawn Fishermen's Association Inc.
PDF Building and accessing social capital within the Seafood industry communities
Neville Grady, Educational Consultant
PDF Marketing, branding & promotion of seafood
Ron Edwards, Chair Seafood Enterprise Alliance
PDF Promoting Australian Seafood
Simon Bennison, CEO National Aquaculture Council
PDF Keeping the faith - Truth in labelling
Terry Outtrim, Executive Director, Operations NSW for Authority

3nd National Seafood Industry Awards

The third National Seafood Industry Awards was presented at a gala dinner on the closing night of Seafood Directions 2005 on Wednesday 14 September 2005 at The Big Top, Luna Park. Hosted by Sydney Fish Market, the Awards recognise excellence in the Australian Seafood Industry and bring together all sectors of this vibrant industry under one location.

Seafood Restaurant Award

Winner: Pier Restaurant - Rose Bay (NSW)

Presented to a seafood restaurant that has demonstrated excellence in consistently providing consumers with high quality seafood and a positive seafood experience.

Finalists: Bretts Wharf Seafood Restaurant - Hamilton (QLD), Kailis Bros. Fish Café - Leederville (WA)


Seafood Business Award

Winner: Action Supermarkets Fresh Seafood Division - Malaga (WA)

Presented to a seafood business involved in commercial fishing, aquaculture, processing, wholesale, export, import, retail, tourism, transport or other seafood related activity, that has demonstrated business growth, innovation, excellence in product, service, marketing and made a significant contribution to the future of the seafood industry.

JD's Seafood Export Contractors Pty Ltd (NSW), Sydney Fish Market Pty Ltd (NSW)

Seafood Industry Producer Award

Winner: Presmint Pty Ltd (NSW)

Presented to a producer that has demonstrated excellence in the production of high quality seafood, improved fishing/farming practices, innovation, promotion of a positive industry image and overall contribution to the industry.

Spencer Gulf and West Coast Prawn Fishermen's Association (SA), Taroona Pty Ltd (NT)

Research & Development Award

Winner: Australian Seafood Co-products (VIC)

Presented to an individual, company or organisation that has demonstrated excellence in research and development outcomes relevant to the sustainability or profitability of the Australian seafood industry.

Fremantle Octopus Pty Ltd (WA), The Genetag Hook Invention (Rik Buckworth, Charles Bryce, Adrian Donati) (NT)

Seafood Industry Promotion Award

Winner: Sydney Fish Market Pty Ltd (NSW)

Presented to an individual, company, organisation, promotion activity or event that has made a substantial positive contribution towards improving the public profile of seafood and the seafood industry..

Darwin Seafood Festival 2004 (NT), Jenny Hodder (WA), NSW Food Authority (NSW)

Environment Award

Winner: Ocean Watch Australia Ltd

Presented to an individual, company, organisation, activity, project or event that has contributed significantly to protecting or rehabilitating fisheries environments and ecosystems, innovation and/or minimising the industry's impact on the environment.

Barramundi Blue Aquaculture (QLD), Southern Rocklobster Limited's 'Clean Green Program' (SA)

Seafood Training Award

Winner: Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd

Austral Fisheries, based in Perth won the National Seafood Industry Promotion Award for its work with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to achieve sustainability certification for all four of the fisheries it works in. Specific initiatives include the launch of Glacier 51 branded MSC certified Patagonian Toothfish and promotion of its MSC certified prawns.

Catalano Seafoods (WA), Challenger TAFE / WA Maritime Training Centre / Fremantle & Tiger Fisheries Pty Ltd (WA)

Seafood Industry Icon Award

Winner: Theodosios (Theo) G Kailis (WA)

Presented to an individual, company or organisation whose contribution has been judged by the Australian Seafood Industry Council as having made a very real and positive difference to the industry, including outstanding contributions over a sustained period of time and the establishment of positive, precedent setting outcomes that have secured a more secure future for the industry.

Australia Bay Seafoods – Fisherman's Wharf (NT),
Rick Morgan, Morgan's Seafood (QLD)