Australian Wooden Boat Festival: 10th - 13th February 2023
Eat More Tassie Seafood Galleria
Dive in and learn how scientists, the government and fishers manage Tasmania’s sustainable fisheries. Explore Tasmania’s seafood industry’s rich history through grassroots fishing yarns by local fishers.
With interactive displays from industry, and opportunities to watch local fishers make abalone catch bags or rock lobster pots, you’re bound to learn something!
Get a taste of the best Tassie seafood in town
Jump aboard and discover Tasmania’s seafood treasures. The seafood galley promises to excite your taste buds and teach you a thing or two about Tasmanian seafood. Encompassing Tasmania’s nine seafood sectors, attendees learn about our seafood, how it’s harvested, and how to prepare it at home.
Local chefs create delicious and easy to prepare dishes using Tasmania’s freshest seafood. Stocked with the latest, high quality kitchen appliances, the SMEG kitchen and local chefs are ready and waiting to cook up a seafood feast. And it's all FREE to attend!
|Friday||1200||1240||Welcome to Country||Bryan Denny (Ocean Blue Diving|
|Friday||1300||1340||Nathan Chilcott (Mures Tasmania)||Blue Eye Trevalla||Jock Mure, Tasmanian Wine Maker|
|Friday||1400||1440||Tony Byrne (Tasmanian Oyster Company)||Oysters||Robbie Gilligan (Last Sanctuary Gin Distiller)|
|Friday||1500||1540||Peter Handy (Vertical Pastures||Salmon||Sean Riley (Tassal)|
|Friday||1600||1640||Eloise Emmett (Little Norfolk Bay)||Scallops||A Tasmanian seafood processor & Hobart Brewing Co|
|Saturday||1000||1040||Vincent Macdonald (Procreate)||Orange Roughy (launch of the Orange Roughy video by Garry Kerr)||Garry Kerr, Tim Ryan CSIRO|
|Saturday||1100||1140||Sabina Newton (Former Masterchef contestant)||Southern Rock Lobster||Brendon 'Squizzy' Taylor (Rock Lobster Processor), Clive Perryman (Rock Lobster Fisher), Damien Wordsworth (SALCO)|
|Saturday||1200||1240||Massimo Mele (Peppina)||Abalone||Bryan Denny (Ocean Blue Diving), Jo Holyman (Stoney Rise Wine Company)|
|Saturday||1300||1340||Peter Cooksley (Hamlet Community and Cafe)||Australian ''Cocky Salmon''||Ash Garlan (local Scale fisher, Jack Cooper (Fishy Business)|
|Saturday||1400||1440||Tasmanian Oyster shucking comp||Oysters||A variety of local oyster growers show off their shucking skills|
|Saturday||1500||1540||Tracey Martin (Petuna Aquaculture)||Salmon||Depha Miedecke (Petuna)|
|Saturday||1600||1640||Eloise Emmett (Little Norfolk Bay)||Octopus||Shane Wilson (Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures)|
|Sunday||1000||1040||Tony Byrne (Tasmanian Oyster Company)||Oysters||Paul Armstrong (NRM South), Marco Lubiana (Stefano Lubiana Wines)|
|Sunday||1100||1140||John Botha (Lounge by Frogmore Creek)||Scalefish||Ashmores Southern Fish market, Bill Lark (Lark Distillery)|
|Sunday||1200||1240||Massimo Mele (Peppina)||Long-spined Sea Urchin||Bryan Denny (Ocean Blue Diving), Johnny Keane (IMAS)|
|Sunday||1300||1340||Rodney Dunn (Agrarian Kitchen)||Ocean Perch||Aiden Jackson (Aidens Fresh Tasmanian Seafood)|
|Sunday||1400||1440||Stephen Lunn (Tasmanian Director Australian Culinary Federation)||Salmon||Huon Aquaculture|
|Sunday||1500||1540||Sabina Newton (Former Masterchef contestant)||Scallops||Stuart Richey (Richey Fishing)|
|Sunday||1600||1640||Eloise Emmett (Little Norfolk Bay)Clive Perryman (Rock Lobster Fisher),||Southern Rock Lobster||Brendon 'Squizzy' Taylor (Rock Lobster Fisher), Clive Perryman (Rock Lobster Fisher), Rural Alive and Well|
|Monday||1000||1040||Eloise Emmett (Little Norfolk Bay)||Calamari||Gretta Peci (IMAS)|
|Monday||1100||1140||Waji Spiby (Waji Food)||Salmon||Salmon Tasmania/td>|
|Monday||1200||1240||Tasmanian Oyster Grower||Oysters||Robbie Gilligan (Last Sanctuary Gin)|
|Monday||1300||1340||Eloise Emmett (Little Norfolk Bay)||Abalone||Shane Wilson (Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures), Mark Allsop (True South Seafood)|
Peppina & Grain of the Silos
Award winning author and chef
The Lounge by Frogmore Creek