AAQ 2021 Conference

AAQ Big Nutrition 2021 WORKSHOP

You must be a financial member to attend. Download application form HERE.

Saturday the 4th of September 9AM AT 510 Abington Road, Abington Childers. More details will be posted here soon.

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Mark Oliver Mark will take a step by step look at how Condabilla Fish Farm develops and implements an on farm R&D program. He will give a full explanation of how to align your R&D needs with the Australian government’s R&D Tax Incentive scheme. This scheme is accessible by all producers and traditionally, many aquaculture producers have not taken advantage of this incentive. Mark will show What R&D programs Condabilla claims for and what components and costs are claimable. Mark will also provide an update on the latest developments with the Minor Use Permit (MUP) process for Aqui-s.


Rod Cheetham will talk about hatchery audits, bosecurity and aeroation.


Andrew Bray from Big Nutrition fish food update.


Glenn AustinGlenn is passionate and a devoted industry advocate, always encouraging, pushing boundaries and challenging for a healthy Industry. Glenn’s network offers opportunities and proven results for both the Retail and Food Service Industries

He has created relationships with high-level manufacturers, hoteliers, retail groups and QSRs both Nationally and Internationally including government officials and tourism bodies to ensure the hospitality and food sector has support, sustainability and recognition where required. Glenn has developed relationships with key scientists to inform and promote Australian advancements in the food industry and strong networks with professionals to ensure he delivers the cutting edge of industry and enable his clients to be positioned correctly for profit generation.

Glenn regularly contributes to trade publications and holds the title of “most popular writer for Australia’s largest leading Industry publication“ "Open House" for 15 years and ongoing, he is renowned for his engaging, energetic, no nonsense attitude as a professional speaker and is never afraid of controversial issues speaking with passion, conviction, to the point, with great humour and relevance.

Glenn will cover his experience and background. We will then have a question and answer session. For Glenn's Website click here.


Douglas Dilger will give attendees a guided tour of his fish food mill.


DAF Queensland. Rebecca Schofield - Fisheries Officer, Fisheries Queensland  and Thomas HartFisheries Officer, Fisheries Queensland. They will provide up dates from the department on aquaculture production trends, annual survey which is now overdue, release of the stocking policy, establishment of new freshwater working group, upcoming stocking workshop and progress on developing an aquaculture authority to replace operational requirements of DAs.


Jim Fewings from Department of Environment and Science will talk about up coming changes to new environmental values (EVs) and water quality objectives (WQOs) under the Environmental Protection (Water and Wetland Biodiversity) Policy 2019 (Water Policy). Jim has passed on his apologies. He will not be able to attend due to Queensland Government (COVID) travel restrictions.




 The AAQ will hold a Genneral Meeting at 1pm on Saturday the 4th of September at 510 Abington Road, Abington Childers at 1.30pm. Details will be posted here soon.



The AAQ will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday the 4th of September at 510 Abington Road, Abington Childers at 1.30pm. Details will be posted here soon.