The Aquaculture Stewardship Council responds to recent articles in The Australian following the release of the WWF’s report on Eco-Labelling

Posted on September 6th 2021

As a science led, not-for-profit organisation, we always welcome questions and requests for information about the ASC programme and the improvement of responsible and sustainable practices in Aquaculture.  The WWF…

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council responds to recent WWF Australia report on Macquarie Harbour

Posted on September 6th 2021

ASC response to the  Review of Eco-labelling Standards in Relation to Salmon Farming in Macquarie Harbour,  a report commissioned by WWF Australia.  The ASC welcomes the review. It presents a number of helpful recommendations that build on the existing credible ASC certification framework and…

The seafood chefs driving change in Australia

Posted on March 15th 2021

Meet the Chefs: To celebrate Sustainable Seafood Week and the ASC’s commitment to ensuring responsibly farmed fish across Australia and the globe, we’ve teamed up with three talented chefs to…

Virtual classroom event with Taronga zoo

Posted on March 10th 2021

We are so pleased to announce the launch of our first ASC Australian Education module, a joint endeavour with our sister organisation the MSC (Marine Stewardship Council). We will launch…

Australia’s most sustainable seafood revealed in Sustainable Seafood Awards 2021

Posted on March 8th 2021

And the Winners are… This year’s Sustainable Seafood Awards is hosted by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) , and commends people and organisations that…

How ASC Farms Help Protect Vital Mangrove Forests: Pacific Reef in Australia

Posted on December 15th 2020

Mangrove forests are among the world’s most productive ecosystems and healthy mangroves are a precious, almost priceless resource. Mangroves can quite literally save lives during storms and extreme weather events…

New Trusted Labels Group in Australia Launches on World Ecolabel Day

Posted on October 8th 2020

ASC has joined forces with other certification programmes in Australia to form the Trusted Labels Group, launching at an event in Sydney on 8 October. The Trusted Labels Group is…

About Clean Seas Seafood

Posted on February 24th 2020

When was the company started: Clean Seas was established in 2000 to propagate and grow Southern Bluefin Tuna, however, the company refocused its efforts on the sustainable production of Hiramasa…

Innovation in the tropical waters of Queensland

Posted on February 21st 2020

The Mitris family started Pacific Reef Fisheries in 1998. Today it is a highly successful prawn farming business which operates in the tropical waters of north Queensland and fully embraces…

Hobart seafood icon becomes new link in the chain

Posted on February 21st 2020

Mures Tasmania is a fully-integrated, family run business and a Tasmanian seafood icon. They combine a long history of sustainable fishing practices with a unique “hook-to-plate” seafood dining experience, offered…

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