Australian Aquaculture under threat by proposed Carp Herpes Virus Release by NCCP

Common Carp

Australia is the only continent free of this notifiable disease, yet the Australian Government seems determined to release this disease into Australian waters. After reading the Final report: Phase 3 of the carp herpesvirus project (CyHV-3), Dr Ken McColl (2016), I was alarmed and disappointed. The CSIRO operates under the The Science and Industry Research (more…)

Aquaculture in the Murray Darling Conference & Trade Show 2016

NSWAA Trade Display

Over 120 of us gathered at Griffith NSW to attend the aquaculture conference and trade show. Presented by the NSWAA, FNFA and NSW DPI the event was run over 2 days from the 2-3rd of September. Day 1 was the main conference with the opening address by Murray Cod legend Noel Penfold. Held within the (more…)