SFM is the principal interface between seafood consumers and producers in NSW. It accepts responsibility to support the seafood consuming public on issues that impact supply of, and demand for, seafood in this State. As such we have a fundamental responsibility to promote and participate in informed debate on the issues that affect the health and sustainability of marine environments and the resources they support.
SFM Response to the Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Initiative
In response to the Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Initiative, SFM Welcomed the opportunity to comment on this NSW Government initiative from MEMA (Marine Estate Management Authority).
To view the SFM response to the Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Initiative CLICK HERE
To view SFM's submission to NSW Marine Estate Management Authority CLICK HERE
Inquiry into the Regulation of Australian Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors
SFM welcomed the opportunity to provide input into the inquiry into Productivity Commission inquiry into on Commonwealth, state and territory regulation of wild capture marine fisheries.
To view the SFM submisison into the Inquiry into the Regulation of Australian Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors CLICK HERE
Inquiry into the Current Requirements for Labelling of Seafood and Seafood Products
SFM and our onsite retailers adhere to the Fish Names Standard and we strongly support the prospect of country of origin labelling of seafood extending to food service. We therefore welcomed this opportunity to provide input into the inquiry into the current requirements for labelling of seafood and seafood products.
To view the SFM submission into the Inquiry into the Current Requirements for Labelling of Seafood and Seafood Products CLICK HERE
Commercial Fisheries Reform
On Thursday 29 May 2014, SFM made a formal submission to the Commercial Fisheries Reform. The submission was developed in consultation with various Commercial Fishing working groups.
To view the SFM submission into the NSW Commercial Fisheries Reform CLICK HERE.
SFM Submission to the Inquiry into the NSW Commercial Fisheries Reform
In December 2016, SFM provided a submission to the inquiry into commercial fishing in NSW.
To view the SFM submission CLICK HERE.