Qld Parliament votes against motion to stop three net-free fishing zones

Adam and Kandi Kelly will be losing their licenceAn industry body has warned commercial fishers to be very afraid of the precedent Queensland parliament set last night, when it voted to continue with three net-free fishing zones. Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA) deputy president Keith Harris said the government had made “an incredibly political” statement by supporting the net-free zones in Cairns, Mackay and Rockhampton. “They are saying to Queenslanders your rights do not matter, fisheries management do not matter and the exclusion of profitable and viable local small businesses do not matter,” Read the rest here 10:42

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