Next workshops

Participate in a free one-day course and be part of the Master Fisherman program.

Through broad industry participation we can help to demonstrate a sustainable and responsible seafood industry and strengthen community awareness and perception.


Queensland Responsible Crab Fishery Workshops



Wish to attend a workshop?

If you wish to attend a future workshop, please contact us:


Phone: 0427 796 505 (Siobhan)


Workshop Feedback

4 South Australian Master Fisherman Workshops have been held during 2021/2022. See the link below to hear feedback from fishers from the Lakes and Coorong and Marine Scalefish Fisheries.




Past workshops

Thanks to fishermen’s engagement and ambition, we already organised 34 workshops, training more than 250 wild catch fishers, divers and oyster farmers.


Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Port Lincoln
  • Port Broughton
  • Townsville
  • Mackay
  • Gladstone
  • Scarborough
  • Redland Bay

Oyster Farmers:

  • Merimbula
  • Batemans Bay
  • Port Stephens
  • Port Macquarie

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Tailem Bend
  • Adelaide

Abalone and SUTS Divers:

  • 4 Online Workshops

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Woy Woy

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Port Macquarie Club
  • Coffs Harbour Yacht Club
  • Coffs Harbour Yacht Club

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Shoalhaven Ex-Services Club
  • Wisemans Ferry Community Centre
  • Brooklyn Community Centre

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Commercial Fishermen’s Co-operative

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Wallis Lake Surf Life Saving Club

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Wollongong Diggers Club
  • Sydney Fish Market

Wild Catch Fishers:

  • Club Forster and Sporties Tuncurry
  • Maclean Showground
  • South West Rocks Country Women’s Association
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club
  • Commercial Fishermen’s Cooperative
  • Club Forster and Sporties Tuncurry


Training and assessment facilitated by OceanWatch and overseen by NSW Fishing Industry Training Committee.