EDOs of Australia submission on the Productivity Commission Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Inquiry: Draft Report

EDOs of Australia submission on the Productivity Commission Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Inquiry: Draft Report

October 2016 – Download PDF

EDOs of Australia broadly supports the draft recommendations for wild caught fisheries and aquaculture. Our comments relevant to the regulation of fishing in Commonwealth marine reserves are set out in our Submission on Marine Reserves Review (March 2015), and detailed commentary regarding aquaculture is provided in EDO Tasmania’s submission on the Issues Paper for this Inquiry.

Our latest submission makes further comment on access to fisheries resources, customary fishing, recreational fishing, managing the environmental impacts of fisheries, aquaculture, downstream processes, and other areas for improvements.