Cafes, Restaurants and Dining in Perth, Western Australia.

WA Seafood on Show at this Year’s Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival

WA Seafood on Show at this Year’s Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival

Jun 7, 2019

WA’s seafood industry was on show at the yearly Exmouth event, the Ningaloo Whale Shark Festival, a perfect platform to engage with the community on all levels to promote WA’s dynamic seafood industry and its history. This year WAFIC, MG Kailis and MSC united to promote key messages and demonstrate...

WA’s Best Hospitality Suppliers & Legends of Industry Announced

WA’s Best Hospitality Suppliers & Legends of Industry Announced

May 17, 2019

The winners of the 2019 AHA (WA) Bankwest Hospitality Supplier and Legends of Hospitality Awards have been revealed, recognising excellence in hospitality across Western Australia. Last night the Crown Towers Ballroom hosted the Cleanaway-AHA Gala Dinner, at which the 2019 finalists and winners were...

Get your nominations in for 2019 State Seafood Awards

Get your nominations in for 2019 State Seafood Awards

May 15, 2019

The fourteen State Seafood Award categories are now open to all sectors of WA’s seafood and fishing industry including fishers, processors, exporters, seafood wholesalers, retailers, aquaculture producers and also individuals and businesses involved in research, development, safety and training.Winners...

WAFIC CEO John Harrison Announces Resignation

WAFIC CEO John Harrison Announces Resignation

May 8, 2019

WA Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), John Harrison, is moving on to pursue new opportunities after more than five years at the not-for-profit. The Chair of WAFIC, Dr Ron Edwards, thanks John for his contribution, leadership and expertise and wishes him success for his future...

Margaret River Fresh Beef in Vietnam

Margaret River Fresh Beef in Vietnam

May 3, 2019

Western Meat Packers Group last week participated in and exhibited at Vietnam’s leading food and hospitality event, ‘Food and Hotel Vietnam’. WMPG CEO Andrew Fuda said the response of existing and prospective WMPG customers this year was beyond all expectations, with orders taken and considerable...

Vote for your No. 1 Fish and Chippie

Vote for your No. 1 Fish and Chippie

May 1, 2019

Last year Albany chippie, Hooked on Middleton Beach, took out the prestigious FRDC Australian wide Fish and Chip competition. This year, the competition is back, and we all think the West can win a second year in a row (not that we are biased or anything). If you have a favourite local chippie that you...

WA Wild Salmon

WA Wild Salmon

May 1, 2019

West Australians can celebrate the abundance of Australian salmon which grace our shores for a few short weeks each year between March and May.  The species is revered across both commercial and recreational sectors, and our community is fortunate that the well managed fishery stocks are healthy, providing...

Celebrate WA Seafood Industry Excellence

Celebrate WA Seafood Industry Excellence

May 1, 2019

The Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC) is delighted to once again host the WA Seafood Industry Awards in 2019. The Awards celebrate our local seafood industry’s value to the State economy and the professionalism and commitment of our fisher men and women in supplying some of the finest...

Eat Fish for Easter

Eat Fish for Easter

Apr 17, 2019

Western Australia is home to an abundance of seafood including sustainably caught ocean fresh or from state-of-the-art aquaculture farm sites. However, knowing what you’re purchasing is confusing. Chief Executive Officer of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC), John Harrison,...

Buy Local this Festive Season

Buy Local this Festive Season

Dec 19, 2018

We all know that the festive period is a time for the quintessential Aussie seafood feast, from saucy scallops sizzling away on the BBQ to fresh cold home-grown prawn cocktails and meaty fish flesh, such as bronze whaler, simmering on the stove. As the days melt away and as Christmas rapidly approaches,...

WA Fishing Industry Alarmed by Government Intervention

WA Fishing Industry Alarmed by Government Intervention

Dec 19, 2018

The WA Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC) has requested urgent talks with the State Government following the announcement of changes to the management arrangements for the Western Rock Lobster (WRL) fishery. WAFIC Chair, Dr Ron Edwards, said “there were significant implications for the entire Western...

New Chair of WAFIC

New Chair of WAFIC

Dec 5, 2018

Dr Ron Edwards has been appointed as Chair of a new look Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC) Board by members. Dr Edwards, a former Labor WA Federal Member of Parliament, joins WAFIC with a wealth of experience having held roles on multiple commercial fishing related and other boards...

Local Grapes are the Greatest

Local Grapes are the Greatest

Dec 5, 2018

The Gascoyne Food Council wants Perth consumers to be reminded that local, in-season produce is the best choice as Carnarvon grapes start hitting supermarket shelves. “December means local Grapes are now in season” said Gascoyne Food Council’s Executive Officer Doriana Mangili. “Buying local not...

WA Seafood Industry celebrates 50 years

WA Seafood Industry celebrates 50 years

Dec 5, 2018

2018 marks five decades of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC). For 50 years, the council has been the clear focal point in representing the interests of Western Australia’s collected seafood industry. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WAFIC, John Harrison, said: “The WA Fishing...

Bravo Retailer Awards

Bravo Retailer Awards

Nov 28, 2018

Australian icon and Bravo™ Ambassador Sam Kerr  presented the Bravo™ Retail Champion awards on Wednesday 21 November at the Perth Markets. The Bravo™ Apple Retail Champion was awarded to Mario Gizzi (pictured) and the Woolworths Bravo™ Apple Retail Champion Perpetual Trophy was...

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