Diversifying into Angasi Oysters

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Watch David’s update from 6:53mins “I wanted to get over to people who are interested in growing flat oysters, and that’s mainly the Tasmanian and South Australian farmers that are here, that there is an opportunity to grow them, that they’re rare around the world, they’re high value oysters, and that there are some growers […]

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Work on Streaky Oyster Leases

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Source: West Coast Sentinel THE Streaky Bay District Council is continuing to work with Primary Industries and Regions SA on the ongoing issue with local oyster leases. The issue first arose when Evans Oysters applied to PIRSA for a lease and licence movement in the Blancheport aquaculture zone. Community members became aware once construction began […]

Seafood CRC to end in June 2015

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Seafood CRC to end in June 2015 & Oysters Australia’s next steps In February, the Seafood CRC Board decided not to proceed with the application for an extension (re-bid) of the CRC beyond June 2015.  The Board agreed that “there was not a compelling case on which to frame an application that had any chance of […]

Oyster growers want a ‘fair go’

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Source: Border Chronicle THE South Australian Oyster Growers Association is calling for a “fair go” by asking the state government to contribute more funding to quality assurance programs. Association president Jill Coates said the industry had been “swept up in an era of cost recovery by government”. She said in recent years, government support had […]