About Murray Hallam
Murray Hallam is probably the best known face in the world-wide Aquaponics movement. He is the Founder / Director of Practical Aquaponics Australia and Founder C.E.O of Aquaponics Institute LLC USA.
Murray grew up in a strong farming community in the Granite Belt area of South Queensland, Australia, known for its orchards and vegetable cropping, and has a deep connection with farming and the land. He discovered Aquaponics in early 2006 and immediately put his skills to work and founded Practical Aquaponics in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Murray has a trade and business background and is continuously researching. Together with tertiary education he has developed broad Aquaponics knowledge and skills.
He is perhaps best known for his outstanding Aquaponics full length video series: Aquaponics Made Easy, Aquaponics Secrets, and DIY Aquaponics. Murray has a strong presence on YouTube with more than three million views of his sixty plus clips about Aquaponics.
Murray is by nature an innovator and in his Research & Development facility has perfected many new methodologies for commercial farm Aquaponic systems. His gold standard Aquaponics kits are distributed throughout Australia and have also been exported to New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bermuda, and the United States. Feedback from Murray’s large client base has provided valuable development data for his knowledge base about Aquaponics.
Murray’s Education System is unique, both large and small, and has been installed in several schools, and colleges.
Murray is well travelled, and has visited and consulted with numerous Aquaculture and Aquaponics farms. Murray is available for consultation on Aquaponics Farms, using his Future Farm Systems for Future Food.
Murray Hallam has conducted several training classes, workshops and seminars in Aquaponics over the last 7 years.
These past courses have been held nationally in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne Australia. Additionally, Murray has conducted and lectured in Aquaponics seminars and internationally in Oceanside California, Boulder Colorado, Brooksville Florida, Orlando Florida, Pascedaro California, San Jose California, San Juan Puerto Rico, Saint Helens Oregon, Morocco West Africa, Bangalore India and Spring Texas.
Murray was a keynote speaker at the World Aquaponics Association Conference in Orlando Florida in 2011, 2012 and a featured speaker in the 2014 Aquaponics Association Conference.
Murray was guest speaker at the Queensland University of Technology Science Teacher’s Symposium. Also guest speaker at the Queensland Aquaculture Association Annual General Meeting, and guest speaker at numerous permaculture functions. Guest speaker for the EPA (the Environmental Protection Agency Qld)
Murray has appeared on Australian national television, in the iconic ABC Gardening Australia, several episodes of SBS Costa’s Garden Odyssey, Australian 60 minutes and Totally Wild.
Murray is an experienced teacher and lecturer, having also taught for a number of years at Ipswich and Bundamba TAFE colleges. Murray holds Australian Government TEA40110 Certification IV in Training & Assessment.
Murray is available for consultation on Aquaponics Farms. Murray is also available for Public Speaking engagements.