Our Role

To support our members' commitments to providing Australian consumers with healthy, affordable, safe seafood.


The SIAA is a national trade association registered under the NSW Associations Incorporation Act. It has operated since 1964. Its members are companies whose business, wholly or partly, involves importing seafood into Australia. Most members sell both Australian and imported seafood. The members are bound by a Code of Practice, which is a condition of membership.

The SIAA provides a forum for discussion for its members, and a united voice for their agreed views. It represents them in consultative committees, workshops and conferences, and in relevant dealings with industry, government, media and public. It provides technical advice to members on government legislation, regulations and policies; and on social responsibility issues. It is affiliated with other food industry associations and science networks.

The SIAA is governed by a committee of ten members, and has a management team that includes an executive chairman and a CEO.

Meet the Team

We are a small trade association with just two executive staff, Norm and Mark, supported by our members and their own business resources.

Norm at VN Trade Commission Aug 2019a

Norm Grant


Norm has a lifetime of experience in the Australian seafood industry, having started his career on the back deck of a trawler off Forster, more decades ago than he likes to remember!

Did you know.......As Sydney Fish Market's first Market Development Officer, Norm set up the precursor to the Sydney Seafood School for Sydney Fish Market, to promote local underutilised species back in the 1970's.

mb at sea

Mark Boulter

Executive Officer

With a 30 year + career in the seafood industry, Mark comes from a technical and food safety background and joined the Association in early 2017.

Did you know......Mark's first job was unloading sacks of scallops on a sunday afternoon, in his home town of Brixham, back in the UK.

SIAA Member List

The following Seafood Importing Companies are members of the SIAA, and have hence agreed to abide by the Associations Code of Conduct.

A&T Trading Co. Pty Ltd
Austral Fisheries
Bidfood Australia
C.P. Foods Australia / New Zealand Pty Ltd
Global Seafood Distributors Australia Pty Ltd
KB Food Co
Markwell Foods Pty Ltd
NAFDA Limited
Nichirei Australia Pty Ltd
Oceanic Food Pty Ltd
Ocean Plus Pty Ltd
Pacific West Foods Australia P/L
Trend Seafoods Pty Ltd


As a condition of membership, all members of the Seafood Importers Association of Australasia have made a written declaration to abide by the code of conduct

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