Sun kills Go-So founder
Tag | December 2010

Warren Meanwell: “I’m in no doubts that my journey in this life is to get that message and some preventative solutions out there as much as I can.”

In one of life’s cruel ironies Warren Meanwell, founder of one of Australia’s most respected manufacturers and distributors of sun-protective clothing, died on December 4 after a four-year battle with melanoma. He was 49.
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On March 24, Peter Garrett announced the Areas For Further Assessment (AFFAs) for the Eastern Bioregional Planning Process.
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Snapper Slow Down
Tag | March 2009

Dear Editor,

I was interested to read your take on the likelihood of decreased bag limits and such in South East Queensland and, in particular, for snapper (Qld Fishing Monthly Vol 22. No.2. Dec 2008 "From the Editors Desk"). My take is a little different to yours and I will attempt to clarify my main dissentions. My comments in the following relate only to snapper in SE Qld waters with probable implications for Northern NSW waters also:

• Long-term sustainability...
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Saving our fishing
Tag | March 2007

The NSW State Elections are fast approaching and we have been left between a rock and a hard place. The extreme ignorant Greens are demanding our favourite fishing spots for preference votes. I am saddened to think of the so called consultation process when we were sitting in a room with many other fishing families ready to come to some kind of agreement. Many in the room were taken by surprise when we were basically given this option: “Give us all your fishing spots and we will try not to lock them up”.
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Animal Welfare Bill
Tag | February 2007

Dear Sir,

I’d like to comment on the Animal Welfare Bill 2005, which seems to be occupying the thoughts of many Queensland recreational fishermen.

This bill is sponsored by Queensland Senator Andrew Bartlett (a past president of the group Animal Welfare Qld) and deals with treatment of animals, including fish, in Australia. It has not passed through the Commonwealth Government and is not law.

Much has been written and said about this Bill.

Basically, it’s a piece of propo...
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