Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries 2017-04-27T01:15:24+00:00

ACPF

That’s us. The Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries (ACPF).
We are made up of membership from local industry bodies and companies that deal with wild prawns or the prawn industry.

The Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries

The Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF) has been operating for over 10 years and is made up of membership from local industry bodies and companies that deal with wild prawns or the prawn industry.

Our mission is…

“… to support Members in ongoing responsible sustainable production of high quality prawns from healthy productive marine ecosystems by a professional, cooperative and profitable industry, respected and valued by the Australian community.”

ACPF - Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries

Our Goals are to:

  • Represent the industry nationally and present a unified case to government for change that will develop the wider industry.

  • Build the positive reputation of the wild catch professional prawn fishery within the Australian public and marketing circles.

  • Work in partnership and form alliances within the prawn sector to communicate learnings on all activities and to better position product.

  • Develop leadership capacity within the industry to drive change, champion initiatives, communicate learnings and represent industry.

  • Work in partnership and form alliances with other seafood organisations that have goals of positioning our product nationally and internationally, to ensure ecological sustainable fishing practices, and to safeguard our resources for food security.

  • Coordinate industry planning with national initiatives, such as seafood market development including promotion, marketing, research and value-adding.

  • Coordinate the development of generic programs for the prawn industry and within wider strategic alliances.

Our investment goals are in the area of Promotion as well as Research, Development and Extension.

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