NOFF Videos

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 residents of the Tasman Peninsula have long fought for the removal of Atlantic salmon farms from Long Bay. With the the recommendation by the Legislative Council fin fish Inquiry advising a ceasing of operations in sheltered, sensitive and biodiverse waterways, now is the time for the minister to act and remove this lease site for good. Film by Mike Sampey.

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.

All the 'postcards' may be freely downloaded and circulated.

The Maugean Skate

The Burrunan Dolphin

The Short-Tailed shearwater

The Tasmanian Fur Seal

NOFF Webinar Series

Four video seminars, with expert international and Australian speakers, scientists and first nations representatives from Canada and South America, discussing:

  • Salmon and Activism
  • Salmon and Science
  • Salmon and Social Licence
  • Salmon and the Rising Tide: the Future of Activism.