Three Kilometre Ghost Net Damages Reef – Covered on ABC’s NT Country Hour

2 Dec

On 18th November 2010, ABC’s NT Country Hour covered a story of a three kilometre long fishing net which was found floating near Croaker Island located off the north Arnhem Land coast.

The majority of the net was towed ashore by a spanish mackerel fishing vessel – the Wildcard.

The full story can be viewed from the link below:

http://www.abc.net.au/rural/nt/content/201011/s3070277.htm

Stacey Milner interviewed Bruce Davey, the skipper of the Wildcard on ABC’s NT Country Hour on 18/11/10.  You can listen to NT Country Hour’s Podcast from 18/11/10, which includes the interview with Bruce Davey, from the link below:

http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rural/nt/countryhour/201011/r675286_4946977.mp3

 

 

 

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