Super trawlers stink and should be scuttled

Reports that the super trawler Geelong Star has killed more fur seals is dreadful in its own right, and all the more alarming for what it says about fisheries management in Australia and the disregard the Federal Government is showing for the environment. The...

Environment

Environment Climate changeForestryFrackingTamar Valley pulp millSuper trawlerMarine parks Because of the enormous challenge, and severe consequences of inaction, Andrew is in no doubt that dealing with climate change should be a first priority for the Federal...

A statement regarding super trawlers

22 August 2015 I am pleased to back the call by Environment Tasmania and the Tuna Club for a permanent ban on super trawlers operating in Australian waters. Super Trawlers have a proven track record of destroying fisheries and wreaking dreadful environmental harm, not...

SUPER TRAWLER NOW COMPLETELY OFF THE LEASH

09 July 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will be available to comment on the axing of the independent group providing scientific advice on the regulation of the Geelong Star super trawler. “The super trawler is now completely off the...