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Enjoy Prawns

Prawn Recipes

Australians love wild-caught 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-caught 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

Market – White Spot

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

In addition to being entrenched in consultation and extension activities relating to White Spot, the ACPF made submissions to the ‘Parliamentary Inquiry into the biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products [...]

2017 ACPF AGM

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The 2017 ACPF AGM and a short presentation on our2017 achievements will be held from: 2 - 4pm Wednesday 27 September 1 Smail St, Ultimo, Sydney (just before the Seafood Directions 2017 Welcome Reception). All [...]

ACPF Board – LAP Campaign

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The board formed key agreements at the May Board meeting in relation to the Love Australian Prawns Campaign included: That 2017-18 should the retain the same focus as held throughout the campaign i.e. to make prawns [...]

ACPF Board – White Spot Meeting

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The ACPF Board met in March 2017 to discuss White Spot. Of note the March meeting discussed and developed a policy position in response to White Spot as follows: Government and all sectors of industry [...]

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