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2021 WA Seafood Awards

On Friday 13 August 2021 AJ Baker & Sons sponsored a prize category at the 2021 WA Seafood Awards held in Fremantle, Western Australia.

Approximately 500 guests enjoyed some amazing local seafood, prepared on the spot by contributor sponsors and were lucky enough to spend time with their industry colleagues.

AJ Baker & Sons sponsored the Best (Large) Seafood Business category and are pleased to see Seafresh Myaree win the award.

Winners of 11 of the award categories receive automatic entry into the Australian Seafood Industry Awards which will be held in conjunction with the 2022 Seafood Directions Conference. The Deckhand Award, is a WA-only accredited Award.

Awards were presented across the 12 categories:

Seafood Restaurant Award (sponsored by Endeavour Foods)
Awarded to – Blue Manna Bistro

Seafood Business (Small) Award (sponsored by Francis A Jones)
Awarded to Ocean and Paddock

Seafood Business (Large) Award (sponsored by AJ Baker & Sons)
Awarded to Seafresh Group

Safety Award (sponsored by Sea Harvest)
Awarded to Tanya Adams

Research Development & Extension Award (sponsored by Western Rock Lobster Council)
Awarded to Abacus Fisheries Company Pty Ltd

Environment Award (sponsored by Woodside Energy)
Awarded to Austral Fisheries

Highly commended;

  • Latitude Jewellers – Flotsam & Jetsam
  • The Fisherman’s Daughter

People Development Award (sponsored by Western Rock Lobster Council)
Awarded to Women in Seafood Australasia

Seafood Industry Producer Award (sponsored by Department of Primary Industry & Regional Development)
Awarded to Ben Pethick – Fishing Vessel Bowithick

Seafood Industry Promotion Award (sponsored by Austral Fisheries)
Awarded to Shark Bay Prawn Trawler Operator’s Association

Deckhand Award (sponsored by Fins Seafood)
Awarded to Thomas Breeze

Young Achievers Award (sponsored by Ward Packaging)
Awarded to Manue Daniels

Highly commended;

  • Morgan Hand

Michael & Patricia Kailis Leadership Award (sponsored by MG Kailis)
Awarded to Dr George Kailis



WAFIC media release: READ HERE

WA Government media Statement by Hon Don Punch BPsych BSocwk MBA MLA – Minister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Innovation and ICT; Seniors and Ageing: READ HERE 



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