Stop the Trawler Alliance

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Stop the Trawler Alliance

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Description

In 2012, the world's second largest super trawler, the Margiris, was proposed to be brought into Australian waters. This catalysed huge opposition from across the country and the world. Conservation, recreational fishing and tourism groups worked together to form an alliance, and worked with thousands of community members to win a temporary two-year ban on large freezer trawlers. That ban was replaced by a legislated ban on super trawlers over 130m long, leaving Australian waters wide open to shorter, equally destructive factory freezer trawlers.

Managed/contributed to the following campaigns

Type of group

Alliance

Primary environmental focus

Conservation & Protection

Geographic sphere or activity

National

Primary location

Australia

Known address

100 Elizabeth St, Hobart Tasmania 7000

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Date of known website activity

June 2016

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