The Aquaculture Council of Western Australia Inc. (ACWA) is the incorporated peak body for the State’s aquaculture industry.
ACWA is a member driven organisation working to ensure a profitable future for its members and a viable future for the aquaculture industry. The Objects of the Association are:
(a) to represent and promote the interests of members;
(b) to represent and promote the Western Australian aquaculture industry at State and Federal levels;
(c) to provide a useful forum for industry stakeholders to foster the development of the aquaculture industry in Western Australia;
(d) to appoint or nominate, representatives from within the Membership to various bodies in the interests of aquaculture development in Western Australia
(e) to appoint, or nominate, representatives from within the Membership to various bodies in the interests of aquaculture development in Western Australia
(f) to promote the environmental codes of the Association and uphold the principles and practise of ecologically responsible development in all Western Australian aquaculture sectors;
(g) to work with the whole of government to ensure an economic and legislative environment that encourages the development of responsible and viable aquaculture enterprises;
(h) to manage research and/or development projects that enhance commercial aquaculture opportunities in Western Australia; and
(i) to undertake any other activities which are considered necessary by the Association and its members to achieve the above Objects.