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‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

Premium Content ‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

A commercial fisher has been slapped with a $3734 fine after a ‘disgusting’ act at...

Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Premium Content Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Anger has flared as footage shows turtles trapped in net

Fisheries blitz on freshwater impoundments

Premium Content Fisheries blitz on freshwater impoundments

So far almost $10,000 in fines have been issued and the number of Central...

Shark drumlines removed from CQ beaches due to weather

Premium Content Shark drumlines removed from CQ beaches due to weather

Shark control equipment has been removed amid the possibility of a cyclone forming...

‘Black market will flourish’: Fisherman’s quota concerns

Premium Content ‘Black market will flourish’: Fisherman’s quota concerns

A COMMERCIAL fisherman is concerned the black market for black jewfish will thrive...

Yeppoon fisheries raid could see fishermen fined up to $390k

Premium Content Yeppoon fisheries raid could see fishermen fined up to $390k

Investigations continue into seafood black market offences

Momentum gathers for a net-free future

Premium Content Momentum gathers for a net-free future

Push ramps up for end to commercial netting in the Boyne River.

Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

Premium Content Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

Fishing industry concerned data from site was 'stolen'

Premium Content Fishing industry concerned data from site was 'stolen'

Fishing industry claim portal with personal information was hacked.

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

Fisheries officers snag nearly 150 bits of derelict, unmarked gear

FISHERIES BLITZ: 67 notices dealt out in four days at 1770

FISHERIES BLITZ: 67 notices dealt out in four days at 1770

Fisheries crack down on illegal behaviour at Seventeen Seventy.

Widow tells of dive death horror

Premium Content Widow tells of dive death horror

Widow of Fisheries Queensland boss speaks out about fatal dive.

Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

Premium Content Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

$10,000 fine after extensive surveillance operation

'They want to track us like paedophiles'

Premium Content 'They want to track us like paedophiles'

War on the water as state government calls for vessel monitoring

Fisheries finally back on Gladstone waters

Fisheries finally back on Gladstone waters

YESTERDAY was the first day of official operations.

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark fin raid leads to court hearing

Gladstone nets fisheries funding and officers

Gladstone nets fisheries funding and officers

FOUR full-time fisheries officers to be employed in Gladstone.

REVEALED: 10-year crab catch data for Gladstone

REVEALED: 10-year crab catch data for Gladstone

GLADSTONE outweighs Mackay in commercial crab catches.

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

The maximum penalty for selling without a licence is $121,900.

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

More than 30 notices were handed out to fishermen breaking the law

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