2015 Investments

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Watch Steve Jones, Chair, Oysters Australia Research and Development Committee and Oyster Grower from the Hawkesbury River in NSW closing 2014 message, watch Steve’s message below or read the transcript. Allocation of grower’s R&D funds to projects to begin in 2015 Through Oysters Australia, growers now influence strongly the areas of research investment in the […]

Easy-Open Oysters

Easy-Open Oyster Development

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The Australian Oyster Industry has an exciting opportunity, with the announcement for the Expression of Interest for the commercialisation of the Easy-Open Oyster technology. Please read the full announcement by Dr Len Stephens, Managing Director of the Australian Seafood CRC below. Expression of Interest Please find below preliminary information about an innovative new method for […]


Life on an oyster boat off South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula

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Source: ABC Rural Life on an oyster farm in Stansbury South Australia is picture perfect, as long as it’s not raining. Yorke Peninsula isn’t the state’s most famous oyster region, but producers here grow millions of oysters for farms on Eyre Peninsula and the west coast – areas synonymous with the seafood favourites. “The majority […]


Taking a hammer to Pacific oysters on the NSW far south coast

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Source: ABC Rural Oyster farmers on the far south coast of New South Wales are taking to Pacific Oyster populations with small hammers, trying to ‘kill off’ the pest before they spawn. The commercial farmers who operate on Pambula Lake, producing the indigenous Sydney Rock oyster are vehemently opposed to the introduced species. A number […]

Australia’s Talking Oysters – Episode 5

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Bruce Zippel Watch Bruce’s segment On behalf of Oysters Australia, I would like to sincerely thank Rachel King for her time as our Executive Officer and as you may be aware Rachel has resigned from that position and is now moving on to bigger and better things in the future. I would like to congratulate […]