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Jarrod Nobrega
Jarrod Nobrega Campaign leader

This article matters because it has a brief description of the super trawler and it has updated news of what is happening

Stop the Trawler

Stop the Trawler
Posted by Rebecca Hubbard · February 17, 2016 3:00 PM MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Stop the Trawler Alliance of conservation, recreational fishing and tourism groups has expressed it’s outrage at learning theGeelong Star super trawler has caught a majestic whale shark, and is calling for the Turnbull Government to finally ban the factory…Read More
Jarrod Nobrega
Jarrod Nobrega Campaign leader

• The story shows how the super trawler was introduced to Australia and how it is going to affect us all. • In mid-2012, a Tasmanian…Read More

Stop the Trawler Alliance

Environment Tasmania NEW
In mid-2012, a Tasmanian company Seafish, proposed to bring the world's second largest fishing trawler, FV Margiris, to Australian waters to trawl for small pelagic fish such as Mackerel and Redbait. The public response was overwhelming. From Tasmania to Western Australia, conservation groups, fishing groups and the broad community opposed the…Read More
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