The work undertaken by Dr Tanya King from Deakin University has highlighted the stress facing commercial fishers. Below is the Deakin University media release and response from QSIA.
King T, Abernethy K, Brumby S, Hatherell T, Kilpatrick S, Munksgaard, K & Turner R. 2018. Sustainable Fishing Families: Developing industry human capital through health, wellbeing, safety and resilience. Report to the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Project No. 2016/400. Deakin University, Western District Health Service, University of Tasmania and University of Exeter. Canberra, October. CC BY 3.0.
Shaw S, Johnson H & Dressler W, 2011. Identifying. Communicating and Integrating Social Considerations into Future Management Concerns in Inshore Commercial Fisheries in Coastal Queensland. Report to the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Project No 2008/073. Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Canberra, and the Queensland Seafood Industry Association, Clayfield, Queensland.
King T, Kilpatrick S, Willis K & Speldewinde C, 2015, A Different Kettle of Fish: Mental health strategies for Australian fishers and farmers, Marine Policy, v. 60, pp. 134-140.