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Environment and Heritage
Minister
Senator Robert Hill

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Forestry Minister
The Hon Warren Truss


SEANET HELPS COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN TACKLE BYCATCH



Senator Hill and Queensland Seanet Officer Dennis Ballam

Senator Hill and Queensland Seanet Officer Dennis Ballam at the Cairns launch of SeaNet

Senator Hill and Queensland Seanet Officer Dennis Ballam examining a pinger

Senator Hill and Queensland Seanet Officer Dennis Ballam examining a 'pinger' - an acoustic device developed by Seanet and trialed by commercial fishermen, designed to scare off dolpins/dugongs from fishing nets

Senator Hill examining a pinger

Senator Hill examining a 'pinger' on board the Qld DPI Research Vessel at the Northern Fisheries Centre

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