September 2010
Ausmarine;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of various policies on the Australian fishing industry. It says that on June 3, 1992, the Australian High Court ceded maritime territory to indigenous peoples recognizing their rights prior to the arrival of European settlers. Though well meaning, the policy is said to have divided various coastal communities. In 2010, however, the Wild Rivers legislation was passed, which would prevent development along major waterways. It also accuses such green policies of going too far.


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