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Jun 23, 2014 - 8:58 PM - by BOMBIE
Hi team , well the time has come for all the fishermen & boaties in this region to stand up and be counted,, literality ! We from CQBRAG are asking that all our fellow fishermen/women and boaties that have ever had ANY hassles with launching and retrieving from the ramps and then finding a park at good ol landlocked Rosslyn Bay Harbor (RBH) to support yourselves. According to our State member for Keppel, Mr Bruce Young ,apparently only Clive King and myself are the only ones to have ever complained to him about the parking problems and the tickets issued for illegal parking at our one and only deep-water access facility(RBH). If fact almost 12 months to the day there was a high level strategic land-use concept plan for Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour which was to set the direction for future harbour management, safe and efficient access to our waterways, sustainable marina development and promote tourism,
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CONGRATULATIONS CANCELLED Minister McVeigh Fisheries Review

Apr 02, 2014 - 11:28 AM - by Macks forever
Unfortunately it seems I jumped the gun.

I have just seen an email identifying the glaring flaws in the Qld Fisheries Review.

I previously raised concerns about getting a truly independent reviewer. It appeared Minister McVeigh considered this worthy and stated it would be independent. I gave him credit for that.
Then the invitation to tender went out.

Would you believe the tender document states that all tenders have to be in by 11am on the 7th April?

To quote from the email:
''This is simply impossible for any decent consultant/applicant to comply with, especially international consultants, and smacks of Fisheries/Govt-

  • already having someone lined up to do it, or
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Possible congratulations Minister McVeigh: TOR for Review of Fisheries in Qld

Mar 26, 2014 - 2:18 PM - by Macks forever

Terms of Reference for the review of Queensland's fisheries

The Queensland Government has announced a review of fisheries management in Queensland. The aim is to modernise and simplify fisheries management systems, cut red tape, and maintain and improve environmental sustainability. This will provide the flexibility for industry to prosper, ensure recreational and traditional fishers have reasonable access to the resource, and ensure our lifestyle is maintained.

What is to be achieved?


Fisheries management systems and processes that are simple, robust, responsive and flexible in delivering sustainably managed fisheries for the benefit of Queenslanders.

The review has two main objectives:

  • To develop fisheries systems and processes that:
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Where is Mark?

Jun 06, 2014 - 8:40 PM - by rayken1938
Changes to Qld fishing regs and he is nowhere to be seen.
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Fisheries Review. June 2014.

Jun 14, 2014 - 5:09 PM - by Lucky_Phill
Fisheries management review update

A wide-ranging review of fisheries management in Queensland is being undertaken to delivery a better system for the state's fishers.

The review aims to modernise and simplify our approach to the entire fisheries management system, cut red tape and maintain and improve environmental sustainability.

The review will cover aspects of commercial, recreational and traditional fishing, and aquaculture issues will be considered where appropriate. The focus will be on management systems rather than individual rules currently in place.

The review of Queensland's fisheries management is moving ahead with independent consultant - MRAG Asia Pacific - appointed
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