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Enjoy Australian Wild Prawns

Prawn Recipes

People love Australian wild prawns. Whether you’re looking for the crunch and loaded flavour of a wild king prawn, the mild sweetness of a wild banana prawn or the stripes of a wild tiger prawn, there is an Australian wild prawn to satisfy your taste and suit every occasion.

 Prawn Recipes

Australian Fisheries

Australian Prawn Fisheries

From humble beginnings of hauling the day’s catch in by hand, Australian fishers are pioneers in sustainable prawn harvesting.  We bring the finest quality prawns from the remote Gulf of Carpentaria, the World Heritage-Listed Shark Bay, tropical Queensland, the cold southern waters of Spencer Gulf and the stunning NSW coast to our discerning consumers.

Prawn Fisheries

Fishing Families

Prawn Fishers

Our prawn fishing families work hard and strive to produce the highest quality wild-caught prawns from clean, green Australian waters for consumers. We are proud of our products, proud of our heritage, and proud of our iconic industry.

Prawn Fishers

Sustainability

Sustainability - planned and certified wild prawns

Our prawn fisheries are globally recognised as some of the best managed in the world, including by the Food and Agriculture Organisation – United Nations (FAO).  Industry works in partnership with fisheries managers and scientists to ensure sustainable fishing practices and to minimise impacts of fishing on the marine environment.

Planned & Certified Prawns

“It’s in all our interests to look after the marine environment.  Fishermen rely very heavily on a healthy functioning marine ecosystem.  We believe that a healthy ecosystem equals a healthy sustainable fishery.” 

Simon Clark, ACPF Director

Most Recent News & Updates

National Seafood Industry Leadership Program (NSILP) 2018

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

ACPF is nominating two candidates from the wild catch prawn industry for consideration to participate in the 2018 National Seafood Industry Leadership Program as part of ACPF’s People Development program.  If successful, nominees are supported [...]

Market 2017

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Heading into Christmas 2017, we see demand for wild catch Australian prawns as strong as ever, having weathered White Spot closures in SE Qld, seemingly overcome the “wait and see before buying again” concern of 1 in [...]

INTO 2018

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

2018 is shaping up to be another busy year for the ACPF and we look forward to working with you all again to further the interests of the ACPF and its members in the coming [...]

Love Australian Prawns Campaign

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Thank you to all campaign supporters for your ongoing commitment and funding contributions for the 2018 campaign. Watch the video below for a video summary of campaign achievements to date and 2018 plans. With ‘hot off [...]

eNewsletter

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