Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information


COVID imageThe FRDC appreciates that staff, family, colleagues and stakeholders are still being impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are taking a considered approach and actions to support global containment efforts of COVID-19 and to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all our people.

Please be safe.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic remains a fluid situation (more overseas), that is impacting all aspects of our lives, with varying impacts across Australia and the world. The FRDC will review and update its policies and actions as often as needed, providing updates via this site. Below are the key areas we are updating:

  • A report by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and funded by the FRDC analysed how COVID-19 affected the seafood industry in Australia between January and June 2020, with the aim of using this knowledge to prepare the sector for future shocks.