State seafood industry 'torn apart' by government's green agenda

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated September 10 2019 - 8:01am, first published 7:30am
Queensland fishermen say the sun is likely to set on their industry, thanks to new state government fishing regulations. The industry lobby group says these will directly reduce the availability of fresh, wild-caught local seafood. Picture supplied.

Queensland's commercial fishing industry is in danger of becoming a cottage industry and consumers are looking down the barrel of local seafood being replaced by imported product, according to the Queensland Seafood Industry Association.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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