Monthly Archives: March 2013

Grey Nurse Shark Minister Agrees to Further Research

The Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson has agreed to encourage ACORF to consider carrying out further research into the Grey Nurse Shark particularly in relation to surface bait fishing. The good news is that Fisheries themselves have agreed that …

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Recreational Fishing Havens

Recreational fishing licence fees have been used to buy out commercial licences in certain areas and declared Recreational Fishing Havens. In other words, only rec fishers can fish in these areas. The best example of just how well this has …

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Habitat Protection

One of the most obvious yet least talked about ways to marine creatures including the fish we want to catch is to protect the place they live in. Protect the habitat and you protect the future of the fishery. Scouring …

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The facts

Marine Parks as a concept is a good thing. The most wonderful thing about living in Australia is the marine environment. The natural beauty, quality of environment and abundance of unique marine life is certainly something worth protecting. The policy …

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