Seafood industry to fight gillnet fishing ban compensation package

Sally Gall
Updated November 16 2023 - 4:04pm, first published 4:00pm
People protesting the gillnet fishing ban at a rally at Parliament House in Brisbane in August. Picture supplied.
People protesting the gillnet fishing ban at a rally at Parliament House in Brisbane in August. Picture supplied.

Disappointed, underwhelmed and frustrated are some of the words Queensland Seafood Industry Association executive officer David Bobberman has used to describe his industry's response to the announcement by the Queensland government of the financial terms on offer to gillnet fishermen.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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