Lying pollies ignore boaties ... Again

Nov 02, 2014 - 11:58 PM - by SUPERDAFF
So the current Federal Government announces another fuel hike and once again, opines "a very minimal impact on car running costs", BUT ONCE AGAIN, NEVER EVEN MENTIONS THE WORD 'BOAT'.

We're about to pay even more money for fuel in the form of a deceitful increase in fuel excise which already has GST levied on it - another 'something' which never should have happened. We've effectively got a tax on top of a tax and in some places, a road levy as well. (Some boats never even go on the road).

Now we've got on increase in the levy under the tax under the GST. Give me a break. It's the step ladder of deceit.

Queensland Labor stole the 8 cents a litre fuel subsidy from you after promising black and red not to; the Queensland LNP was so sanctimoniously 'outraged', that it decided to scream blue and black but then do absolutely NOTHING about that decision and keep your 8 cents a litre instead.

Now the Federal LNP Coalition is... [Read More]
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Fisheries policy and Tilapia when will they learn

Dec 21, 2014 - 11:27 PM - by pachedu
Nothing could be worse than the arrogance of this department during Anna Bligh.
However I am not seeing much change in the attitude under the Neuman government.

I was at Hilliard’s creek next to the baseball park in Ormiston this afternoon having a conversation with 2 youngsters .
I usually take time to talk to people fishing and enjoying nature. The one youngster was fishing and had a few small fish traps. His elder brother had a scooter and had been playing nearby

Along come 2 fishery inspectors earning double overtime on a Sunday to check what is going on.
One had a measure and as the 2 species that abound there are mullet and Tilapia they must have been hoping that they would find that someone had an undersized mullet or an illegal Tilapia.
Fishery policy is a big win for the ferrel fish because if you catch a Tilapia you cannot return it, you cannot keep it and there is nowhere to dispose of it other than to dig up the... [Read More]
21 Replies | 3,938 Views


Cruise ship terminal in the broadwater

Nov 03, 2012 - 11:46 AM - by Fast Break
What does everyone think about the planned cruise ship terminal and development in the Broadwater?

I have been fishing the Broadwater all of my life and I have real concerns about what impact the planned development will have on the area.

My personal thought is why can't they just leave it alone so that the thousands of people who use that area will still have it to use for future generations.

I am concerned that the development will destroy fish habitat including the banks that we use to collect bait and may also affect access to the area.

Just wondering what everyone else thinks.

FB
30 Replies | 6,587 Views


6 Metre Boat capsizes in Moreton Bay

May 09, 2014 - 7:25 AM - by creat
Anyone know how or why this might have happened?




The boat which capsized in Moreton Bay, stranding six people. Photo: Nine News

Six people have been rescued from an upturned boat in Moreton Bay, off Brisbane.
It is understood six people were travelling in the boat when it capsized about two nautical miles south of Green Island about 2.15pm on Thursday.
Water Police arrived at the scene to find three people in an inflatable life raft and three people standing on the hull of the upturned boat.
The boat which capsized in Moreton Bay, stranding six people. Photo: Nine News

“All passengers were accounted for,” a police spokesman... [Read More]
67 Replies | 18,558 Views


Fined for catch and release of QLD groper.

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:39 PM - by Triple
Based off a pic posted on social media, And fisheries are copping a hammering for it on facebook..

https://www.facebook.com/FisheriesQu...247281/?type=1

Thoughts?
22 Replies | 3,557 Views


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