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Two men are likely to be facing hefty fines and up to ten years imprisonment after being found with more than 20 times their legal amount of Eastern Rock Lobsters.
- Fishing; Ministerial
The NSW Government will invest up to $800,000 over four years to expand OceanWatch Australia’s Master Fisherman program to promote sustainability in the state’s seafood industry.
Two men have been ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines after being found guilty of illegally trafficking eastern rock lobsters in Newcastle earlier this year, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Acting Director Fisheries Compliance, Tony Chen, said today.
NSW Department of Primary Industries Tocal College Principal, Darren Bayley has encouraged farmers and farm workers to use farm safety week to consider how they can reduce their odds of injury at work.