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Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Studies, Policies and Legislation

Consultancy Report prepared by Johanna Sutherland
Report Series 3
Environment Australia, June 1996
ISBN 0 642 24828 1

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About this document

This report identifies and summarises those sections of available studies, legislation and policies which are relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' interests in fisheries and aquaculture. It is structured around the key components of the proposed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fisheries Strategy identified by the Resource Assessment Commission (RAC) in its Coastal Zone Inquiry Final Report.