Oz Government reveals marine reserve plans

The new reserves will be managed for biodiversity conservation. Photo: Greenpeace/Carè/Marine Photobank

Australia’s Government has given the country’s marine users just 30 days to consult on its management plans for the newly created Commonwealth Marine Reserves Network, but there is a worry over the impact it will have on the commerical fishing sector.

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