Category Archives: Fishing

Environmental impact of Westport unavoidable and unacceptable

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MLC Rick Mazza says the construction of a new container port in Kwinana is an unnecessary risk to the sustainability of local fishing stocks. Mr Mazza said as per the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development website, Cockburn and Warnbro Sounds and Owen Anchorage are the site of the largest k...

Abalone stocks at risk if translocation project not expanded

Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party says an expansion of the Ocean Reef Marina abalone translocation project is urgently required to save Roe’s abalone stocks before they are lost forever. DevelopmentWA has provided $150,000 to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development to mov...

Green’s Pool disallowance outcome sets dangerous precedent

Agricultural Region MLC Rick Mazza of the Shooter’s Fishers and Farmers Party’s disallowance motion to re-instate fishers back into Greens Pool, a picturesque beach 14 kilometres from Denmark, has been unsuccessful after a vote held yesterday in the Legislative Council. Parliamentarians voted to continue Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly...

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