NOFF is proud to present a series of short films, put together to highlight the environmental and consumer concerns about the intensive feedlot farming of Atlantic salmon in Tasmania.
Factories of Living Waste
The confronting 13-minute exposé of the global Atlantic salmon industry, "Factories of Living Waste" depicts the brutal conditions in which salmon live and the parasites, diseases and deformities that kill them. Watch it here, and please download it and share it if you want.
Warning – may cause distress.
Too Cute to Shoot
Too Cute to Shoot, a co-campaign with EKO, aims to raise awareness of the cruelty and lack of independent monitoring of current treatment of Australian Fur Seals at the hands of the Tasmanian salmon industry. Marine mammal expert John Bryan shares his knowledge of the species and recommendations for the improvement of interactions through infrastructure change. Film by Mike Sampey.
The Toxic Truth
Eminent British/Australian actor, Miriam Margolyes, warns about the health implications for people eating cage-reared salmon, for the state's waters and for the caged fish. Film by Mike Sampey.
Truwana, Country Under Threat
Truwana visits Cape Barren Island, in Bass
Strait. Fiona Mahers talks about sea country, indigenous water rights for the
First Nations people of Lutruwita/Tasmania, and concerns over Salmon farming.
Film By Mike Sampey, Producer Kirsten Bacon.
The Toxic Tsunami
In 2022, Canadian Multinational Cooke Inc bought out Tassal, Tasmania's last remaining Australian-owned open net pen salmon producer. Tasmania's waterways are now in the hands of three major international companies, JBS, Cooke and Sealord. It is time for Tasmania's Government to heed the recommendations of the Finfish Enquiry Report and commit to a safe transition to land based production. Film by Mike Sampey.
Esse Davis - A Toxic Future
Well-known Australian actor, and Bruny Island resident, Essie Davis, speaks movingly on life on Bruny before and after the arrival of the salmon farms. Film by Mike Sampey.
The Slow Death of Long Bay
The Heart of the Island
Beautiful Flinders Island, off the north east of Tasmania, has battled long and hard to reject salmon farming. Here is what's happening.
Postcards to the Federal Environment Minister
Neighbours of Fish Farming, in collaboration with filmmakers LowCo has released a series of "Postcards from the End of the World", the first of which calls for urgent Federal intervention to protect the Maugean skate, unique to Macquarie Harbour, from extinction. Each postcard begins with "Dear Tanya" and provides clear, fact-based evidence of the threat to Tasmania's marine life and waterways from the operations of multinational salmon companies in the state.
The Maugean Skate
The Burrunan Dolphin
The Short-Tailed shearwater
The Tasmanian Fur Seal
NOFF Webinar Series
- Salmon and Activism
- Salmon and Science
- Salmon and Social Licence
- Salmon and the Rising Tide: the Future of Activism.