Missing boat people, lost from Australian waters

McRoberts, Barry
October 2010
Ausmarine;Oct2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p8
Trade Publication
The author focuses on the Australian government's total neglect for its own lost and vanishing boat people, namely, the commercial fishing families. He claims that the Minister for Agriculture and Sustainable Population has failed to provide a national approach to develop the country's under-utilized marine resources. He believes that buy back is more about a politically acceptable quick solution than maintenance and viability of production. He adds that buy back is the initial-choice instrument of lazy management.


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