Category: Fisheries

Tod Reservoir fishing petition lodged

A petition to open the Tod Reservoir to recreational fishing was lodged in State Parliament recently, encompassing 366 signatures. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar, who presented the petition, said there was interest shown by local recreational fishers to utilise the reservoir, which has been offline for the past few years. The petition, which seeks to […]

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Clean up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure

The clean-up of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure at Anxious Bay near Elliston on the Eyre Peninsula is now complete and the area has been remediated – with more than 50 tonnes of netting alone removed. In November 2017, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) engaged local specialist contractors to clean-up deteriorating infrastructure after the abalone farm […]

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Waiver of oyster fees crucial for industry

Member for Flinders Peter Treloar is strongly urging the State Government waive fees and charges for South Australian oyster growers affected by a disease outbreak. Oysters growers and businesses are suffering significant financial stress as a result of the POMS (Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome) outbreak in Tasmania, which has meant oyster growers are expecting little […]

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Liberals introduce bill to change marine park boundaries

The State Liberals have introduced a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament to change the boundaries of the Weatherill Labor Government’s marine park sanctuary zones. The Bill – introduced by Shadow Environment Minister Michelle Lensink in the Legislative Council yesterday – proposes to exclude some of the government’s marine park sanctuary zones from taking effect on […]

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