Industry Development - Queensland. Current trends in the Queensland aquaculture industry New directions for DPI&F aquaculture training and education. Current industry trends – growth. Current industry trends – growth. Current industry trends – growth.
eg. freshwater fish increasing by 50% in value
eg. trials on new species
Number of people employed in Queensland aquaculture 2006/2007 :
Total output per labour unit employed in the prawn farming sector:
Yorke Island Sponge Farm
Indigenous aquaculture development program
Saibai Island Pearl Farm
“A fresh approach” – Enhanced Service Delivery to address the new challenges facing modern agribusiness
MOU between James Cook University and DPI&F
Merger of Australian Agricultural College Corporation into DPI&F
to leverage the Ag Colleges to upgrade skills across the primary industries sector
…from Pre-voc to PhD
Bringing the Ag Colleges together with DPI&F will link the science and technology of our research centres and extension services with the college’s skilling programs.