There continues to be an ongoing dialogue across industry and the community regarding the current, so-called fisheries reform process.
To make sure the Association provides data to underpin its concerns and based on increasing industry concerns regarding the reform process, a second survey was drafted including a new section regarding VMS.
Preliminary results: Preliminary Survey Results_3 Dec 2018
Media Release: MR_Lack of Trust in the Fisheries Reform Process_3 Dec 2018
If you work in the Queensland commercial fishing business you can still take a survey by using the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZGPCB5Z
On the 28 November the Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA), Gulf of Carpentaria, Commercial Fisherman’s Association (GoCCFA) and the Moreton Bay Seafood Industry Association (MBSIA) wrote to the Minister for Fisheries, the Hon Mark Furner MP outlining a loss in confidence in the reform process.
In March 2018 the QSIA released a survey to understand industry views regarding the fisheries reform process.
Author: Eric Perez, CEO, QSIA
Image: QSIA and K. Morgan
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