Fishing funding a drop in the ocean

By Laura Cook
May 19 2014 - 10:30pm
The fishing sector received a $9 million boost for programs in the federal budget.

ALTHOUGH several of Australia's industries took a hit in last week's federal budget announcement, the fishing sector received a $9 million boost for programs including support for recreational and commercial fishing bodies, support for the groups to meet maritime standards, and an invasive marine pest review.

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