Government’s only vision is to either increase corporate concentration (foreign ownership or otherwise) or see more plant closures, divestment, and decline.
The Telegram is reporting that Federal Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield has stated the fleet separation and owner-operator policies under review will not be changed. Further, the Tory MP said, growing concerns in recent months that the policies would be eliminated were blown out of proportion. The policies at hand protect the local inshore fishery against corporate takeover. Read the story here.