Paul is an OceanWatch Master Fisherman, successfully completing formal training and assessment in responsible and sustainable work practices.
The OceanWatch Master Fisherman Program incorporates many aspects of responsible fishing including:
Quality assurance, bycatch reduction devices and techniques, animal welfare, threatened species management, catch documentation, marine pests management, habitat, pollution, indigenous fishing and workplace health and safety.
Training is facilitated by OceanWatch Australia and assessment is overseen by the NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee, linked to the Seafood Industry Training Package and industry wide codes of practice.
Paul’s maritime and safety qualifications include:
- NSW General Boat Licence
- Certificate IV in Seafood Handling and Distribution
- NSW Food Safety Certification
NSW Food Authority food safety plans are audited yearly to ensure best practice handling, storage and transportation of seafood, guaranteeing exceptional quality and product safety.