Tag : Fishers

02 Sep
6:21

Fishers’ guide to handling bycatch: Freshwater turtles

There are eleven native species of freshwater turtle live in the waterways of Queensland; all are protected under state legislation Eel fishers are the only commercial fishers that are permitted to interact with these animals Almost all of Queensland's wild caught adult eel catch is exported live to Asia It's […]

12 Aug
6:21

Freshwater Fish Legislation and the Impact on Indigenous Fishers

>>Madam Speaker: The honourable member for The Pas >>Ms Amanda Lathlin (The Pas): On this important World Water Day we are reminded of how critical water is to all of us, particularly to our fishers Our fishers are people who provide us with so much sustenance day in and day […]