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The NSW Musical Chair Catch Share game – Clarence River fishers have rejected it unanimously

f06496c07730c1f1674eee328577202bClarence River fishers have rejected the latest State Government attempt to restructure their industry. After mulling over Department of Primary Industry restructure information packages sent out a few weeks ago, a meeting including 50 fishers voted unanimously to reject the proposals. The vote occurred at an information/update meeting on the NSW Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program (BAP) for Clarence River and Region 2 Commercial Fishermen on Tuesday at the Harwood Hall. The fishermen, Clarence River Fishermen’s Cooperative directors and management, the Professional Fishermen’s Association and the Wild Caught Fishers Association met to put the contents of the DPI information packages under the microscope. Read the story here 16:55 Watch this video.

NSCC School of Fisheries providing education, training and safety

YARMOUTH – When Marcel d’Entremont starting fishing on a fish dragger in 1981,, “My safety training was this: the owner of the boat looked at me and said, ‘The life raft is on top of the house, the immersion suit in the bow is mine. Don’t touch it.’” Read the rest here 09:13