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Submission closes today 26/10/12 at 5pm so please use the simple steps at www.stopthetrawler.net/take-action to email our fisheries managers today.

Fisheries Management Review


Closing date for submissions: 5 pm AEDT Friday 26 October 2012

Before completing a submission, please read ‘Making a submission’ information available at daff.gov.au/fisheriesreview/making-a-submission.

Please complete and submit this form with your submission to:

Commonwealth Fisheries Management Review
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601

Or email: fisheries.review@daff.gov.au

Organisation or Individual name: Wildlife Carers Group
Principal contact: Nora Preston
Position: Founding President
Phone: Fax:
Mobile: 0406056099
Email address: wildlife_carers_group@yahoo.com.au
Street address: PO Box 3509
Suburb/city: WESTON CREEK State: ACT Postcode: 2611
Postal address: AS ABOVE
Suburb/city: State: Postcode:

Contact information, other than your name and organisation, if applicable, will not be published and will be kept confidential. Your name and organisation (if applicable) or state will be included on the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry website at daff.gov.au/fisheriesreview to identify your submissions.

Copyright in submissions resides with the author(s), not with the Australian Government.

Submissions will be placed on the department’s website shortly after receipt, unless prior contact has been made concerning material supplied in confidence or to request a delayed release for a short period of time.

Please indicate if your submission:
x contains NO material supplied in confidence and can be placed on the department’s website
contains SOME material supplied in confidence (separately attached and marked COMMERCIAL IN CONFIDENCE)
  • Australia should ban super trawlers and other fishing methodologies with a history of extensive marine biodiversity and fishery destruction.
  • Australian fisheries management legislation must be updated to ensure transparency and access to information for all levels and processes of fisheries and marine resource management.
  • We need increased objectivity and fairness in the resourcing of all marine research and management, including fisheries.
  • It must be legislated that true ecosystems-based and precautionary approaches to fisheries management are implemented.
  • Fisheries must be managed to ensure that ecological processes are maintained and fish populations are managed sustainably

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