Government says it's done enough to protect Queensland's domestic fishing fleet

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 5 2020 - 1:43am, first published May 4 2020 - 3:30am
Restaurant closures and the lack of tourist trade has had a very detrimental impact on domestic seafood fishers' incomes, according to the commercial fisheries lobby group. Picture - Shutterstock.

A request by Queensland's seafood industry association for fee and licence relief to weather the coronavirus storm, worth around $5.1 million, has fallen on deaf ears.

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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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