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PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-106
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Identifying electronic platforms to increase safety at sea in the Australian commercial fishing fleet

Maintaining safety at sea requires a multi-faceted and complex system including coordinating vessel integrity and the carriage of the correct equipment, the provision of accurate information on weather and sea conditions, the training of the crew and managing their actions at sea.  ...
ORGANISATION:
Diversity Sustainable Development Consultants Pty Ltd
SPECIES
Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2016-400
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Sustainable Fishing Families: Developing industry human capital through health, wellbeing, safety and resilience

This project conducted the first national survey of the health, safety and wellbeing of the Australian professional fishing industry in 2017. The results of the survey provide a baseline for the state of the wild-catch industry members across a range of indicators, including reported physical and...
ORGANISATION:
Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus
Adoption
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-221
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Raise awareness of the guidelines developed by the AAWWG (Aquatic Animal Welfare Working Group) with industry and review their adoption, uptake rates and utility

During the 2017 FRDC Lead, Collaborate, Partner Stakeholder Workshop delegates identified a need to assess the success of the work undertaken by the Aquatic Animal Welfare Working Group (AAWWG) from 2005 – 2013 and to determine what research, development and extension activities were needed to...
ORGANISATION:
Safe Sustainable Seafood Pty Ltd
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-094
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

NCCP: Review of Carp control via commercial exploitation

The present study, undertaken by Charles Sturt University, was developed to investigate the potential for commercial, or subsidised, fishery exploitation to effectively control carp populations in Australia. Using published literature examples of fish (and other) vertebrate pest-removal...
ORGANISATION:
La Trobe University Mildura Campus
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-077
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Research, Development and Extension Strategic Planning Workshop for NSW Commercial Fishing Industry

This project is aimed to develop a New South Wales (NSW) Commercial Wild Catch Fishing Industry research Development & Extension (RD&E) Strategic Plan for 2018-2023 to ensure relevant and strategic priorities are set for the industry. The plan was based on the development of a...
ORGANISATION:
Professional Fishermen’s Association Inc (PFAI)
Communities