Current requirements for labelling of seafood and seafood products

18 December 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-108-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 400KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 24KB)
Abbreviations and acronyms (PDF 7KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 26KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Australian seafood industry
Seafood consumption in Australia

Chapter 2 - Current requirements in relation to labelling seafood and seafood products (PDF 49KB)

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
Country of origin labelling requirements
Traceability requirements
Policy guidelines for setting domestic food standards
Review of food labelling and conceptual framework
Australian Fish Names Standard

Chapter 3 (PDF 132KB)

Labelling cooked or pre-prepared seafood
Northern Territory's licence condition
Country of origin labelling
Committee view

Chapter 4 - Australian Fish Names Standard, sustainability and provenance labelling (PDF 108KB)

Australian Fish Names Standard
Sustainability and provenance information
Committee view

Australian Greens' Additional Comments (PDF 15KB)
Additional Comments by Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 21KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 17KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 17KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511