Seafood regulation

Committee membership consists of representatives from Australian domestic airlines, Australian air freight operations and may be open to international airlines involved in freighting seafood.

Download a PDF of the Seafood Regulations (1.3 MB).
 

Seafood regulations - overview

The charter outlines a broad range of packaging and labelling conventions and guidelines to ensure the safest and most cost effective way to transport seafood, covering:

  • General approval and packing requirements
  • Standardised gross mass for small packages
  • Fibreboard and expanded polystyrene containers
  • Waterproof bags, films and absorption materials
  • Tying, securing and vacuum sealing options
  • Decorative fibreboard sleeves on EPS boxes
  • Rules for re-using ontainers
  • And other guidelines.