January 2012 WINSC News and Updates

1 Mar

We have posted all the latest WINSC News and Updates from January 2012.

All News Items can be read by clicking each headline below. Alternatively you can download a pdf file with all the WINSC News From January at the bottom of the page.

 

From Anne Whalley – WINSC Queensland Director we have the following news to share:

National Rural Women’s Coalition News – Michelle Deshong is one of the Queensland Finalists in the RIRDC Awards 2012

WINSC / FRDC PD Scholarship Winner Announced – The WINSC Board is pleased to announce that Emily Rowe of Coffin Bay in South Australia is the winner of the 2012 Professional Development Scholarship sponsored by FRDC.

Radio Interview on the Gladstone Harbour Sick Fish Problem – Fisherman seek compensation over sick fish in Gladstone Harbour

Jennys to stay off the menu in Queensland – Female mud crabs will remain off-limit in Queensland following passionate feedback from fishers all over the state, Fisheries Minster Craig Wallace has announced.

QSIA Media Release – QSIA media release from President Geoff Tilton along with a statement from Queensland Senator Larissa Waters on the impacts of dredging from major port developments.

FROM MARY HOWARD – (GAICD) NSW WINSC DIRECTOR we have the following news to share:

NSW Marine Parks Audit and the NSW Fisheries Review into Fisheries Management and Policy – There is the NSW Marine Parks Audit in progress and the NSW Fisheries Review into Fisheries Management and Policy.

Social and Economic Assessment of the Coral Sea and Temperate East Regions From ABARES Project – One page summaries of ABARES project that relate to the Social and Economic Assessment of the Coral Sea and Temperate East regions.

WINSC NSW News from the Professional Fisherman’s Association (NSW) Annual Meeting – Professional Fisherman’s Association (NSW) Annual meeting was held on the 2nd December 2011.

 

FROM MARIA MANIAS – VICTORIAN WINSC DIRECTOR we have the following news to share:

News From WINSC Victorian Director Maria Manias – A ‘Fishing Future Strategy’ document has been circulated to all stakeholders for comment on the strategy and industry representatives are working round the clock to make sure that the future of commercial fishers are protected.

 

Please feel free to download all the WINSC News from January 2012 as a pdf file below.

WINSC_January2012NEWS

 

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