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The government’s marine park plans are diabolical for ocean protection

Mar 24, 2018News

On 20 March, the environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, released the management plans for […] Read More »

‘Leader to laggard’: the backlash to Australia’s planned marine park cutbacks

Mar 22, 2018News

More than 35m hectares of “no-take” ocean will be stripped from Australia’s […] Read More »

Reef on the line in marine park dispute

Mar 21, 2018News

The federal government will cut the total number of ‘green’ conservation areas […] Read More »

‘A bit of a joke’: Marine park plans stir mixed reviews

Bruce Batch, a Cairns-based fisherman, is cautious about the Turnbull government’s plans for […] Read More »

ABC: Frydenberg releases new marine park plan allowing more fishing

Mar 21, 2018News

Big changes are in store for Australia’s marine marks, under new plans […] Read More »

Labor vows to block ‘largest removal of marine area from conservation, ever’

Mar 20, 2018News

Opposition condemns Coalition plan to open more recreational and commercial fishing areas […] Read More »

Government winds back marine protections to support fishing industry

The Turnbull government will strip back highest-level protections in a host of […] Read More »

Marine Park Protection – Environmentalists Outraged

Mar 20, 2018News

The federal government is planning on downgrading the level of protection given […] Read More »

MP pushes for removal of trawling zone

Feb 7, 2018News

O’Connor MP Rick Wilson will request the removal of a zone permitting […] Read More »

David Suzuki: Australia’s ‘sickening’ threat to marine reserves undermines global protection

Growing global momentum to protect the world’s oceans from overfishing could be […] Read More »

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