Category Archive: fishing and fisheries

Call to bring Qld fisheries management into the 21st Century.

As the initial call for input into the Queensland fisheries review comes to a close CAFNEC has today called on the Government to live up to expectation and deliver long overdue reform for fisheries management. CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator and Marine Biologist Josh Coates said: “CAFNEC welcomes any review of Queensland’s outdated and ineffective fisheries …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/10/30/call-to-bring-qld-fisheries-management-into-the-21st-century/

The Cairns Port dredging proposal and fishing

What is proposed? The proposed Cairns Shipping (Trinity Inlet) Development Project would mean digging up over at least 4.4 million m3 of dredge spoil. Dredge spoil, the mud and other sediment removed from the sea floor, often contains heavy metals, acid sulphate soils and other contaminants from industrial land uses and shipping. Options for dredge …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/09/01/cairns-port-dredging-proposal-fishing/

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