Category: Fisheries

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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