Lobster boat building boom in Western Australia a boost for quality catch, regional jobs

Record-sized rock lobster boats under construction in a small coastal town are driving a boat building employment boom in Western Australia. Fuelled by higher prices for their catch, some WA lobster fishermen are investing in newer, bigger boats, while others are expanding the carrying capacity of their existing boats. Dongara fisherman Clay Bass said he was spending about $4 million on a boat which would hold 6.5 tonnes of catch. click here to read the story 10:15

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