Aquaculture approval number 9BRBC 067 601  Reference Number 97BRBC 0676


Farm air view - click to view largerAfter ALMOST 29 years the founding owner is ready to retire.

Ausyfish Pty Ltd has been in operation since 1988 and has grown to be the largest hatchery/farm of its type in Australia. The Queensland farm is situated halfway between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. See location Extensive  renovation and upgrade over the past 8 years has improved the efficiency and production potential of the hatchery and ponded area.





·         79.71 hectares (About 200 acres.)

·         High set 3 bedroom Queenslander home

·         3 phase underground power to most large ponds

·         4 water storage dams

·         127 earth fish ponds

·         Harvest sumps in large ponds

·         Large spawning area

·         Underground air to ponds

·         Underground water mains to ponds

·         Automatically controlled aerators

·         Laboratory

·         Climate control room

·         Quarantine room

·         Large fish holding building

·         Aquaculture approval in perpetuity

·         Over 200 approved species

·         Hatchery approved under AAQ code of practice

·         Hatchery operates under Queensland Government Fish Health Certification Program


Main species produced include;

·         Jade perch

·         Silver perch

·         Golden perch

·         Sleepy cod

·         Murray cod

·         Native and exotic ornamentals




* Ausyfish is one of only a hand full of hatcheries in Australia operating under the "Fish Health Certification Program."

* Ausyfish is an approved hatchery under the Aquaculture Association of Queensland's "Hatchery Accreditation Program."

* Ausyfish is accredited by the Western Australian Government to supply live fish to Western Australia.

* Ausyfish is an approved export quarantine facility by the Federal Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry, formally AQIS.


A well established customer base secures the future market for increasing production from the whole facility. Markets for Australian native, table species, are growing worldwide as well as domestically. Ausyfish regularly exports native species and is now in a position to develop this market to its full potential. Over 19 million ornamental fish were imported into Australia in 2008. Ausyfish is well positioned to increase its market share of this sector.


This web site will provide a good look at the operation.

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The property is now offered for sale as a going concern.



P.O. Box 324 Childers Qld 4660

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Enquiries     0407 797 149