16 12, 2020

Imported Prawn Protocols

2020-12-16T19:20:28+11:00December 16th, 2020|ACPF, White Spot Disease|

The ACPF is providing a submission in response to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s “Review of the biosecurity risks of prawns imported from all countries for human consumption”. Whilst the department has made some welcome changes such as moving marinated prawns to the uncooked category and requiring par-cooking for breaded, battered [...]

20 12, 2018

Government funding package for bait prawn fishers caught in SEQld White Spot zone

2018-12-21T10:01:15+11:00December 20th, 2018|Government Funding, White Spot Disease|

On Friday 14 December, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $5 million package over three years to be shared among local organisations to relieve costs of keeping Australia free of White Spot. Queensland’s continuing efforts to control and contain White Spot mean uncooked prawns, including those used for bait, are unable to be moved [...]

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