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Nov 11

November 11, 2015

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Dan Monceaux’s submission in response to Oceanic Victor’s EPBC Act referral

Oceanic Victor Pty Ltd/Tourism and Recreation/waters off Encounter Bay, 600m SE Victor Harbour/South Australia/Oceanic Victor Viewing Platform Proposal, SA Referral: 2015/7592 I would like to begin my personal submission by pointing out that this proposal by Oceanic Victor is the first time that any sea-cage aquaculture related operation in South Australia has ever been referred to the EPBC Act. Let... Read more

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Aug 7

August 7, 2015

Southern Bluefin Tuna (Carl Charter)

Dan Monceaux’s submission in response to Oceanic Victor proposal

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed below are the personal views of the author. To PIRSA Aquaculture, Please find attached my submission in response to Oceanic Victor‘s pilot lease application to establish a sea cage aquaculture tourism operation near Granite Island in Encounter Bay, South Australia. I am linking a number of additional files to support the presence of protected species in the vicinity... Read more

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Feb 1

February 1, 2015

Helen K- Boat trip - 156 (Port Lincoln) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Aquaculture Regulations review open for public comment until March 2, 2015

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Aquaculture Regulations 2005. This is the first review of the regulations since their commencement in 2005 and aims to simplify regulatory requirements and streamline operations for aquaculture operators. The main areas of the review include administrative changes incorporating navigational marking requirements, environmental programs and aquatic animal health. Targeted... Read more

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Oct 15

October 15, 2014

save our gulfs coalition art exhibition gallery shot 2013

Seeking artworks for ‘Sand, Sea & Obscenity’ art exhibition

You are invited to participate in the third Save Our Gulfs Coalition (SOGC) Art Exhibition, which will be co-presented by the Marine Life Society of South Australia for the first time in 2014. The exhibition will launch at The Arts Centre, Pt Noarlunga (old Institute Building, Gawler St, Port Noarlunga) on November 24. The show will be presented there until... Read more

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May 30

May 30, 1997

Coobowie Bay 2013

Algal Bloom in Coobowie Bay

Coobowie Bay has a bloom of Enteromorpha, a fine leaved form of “cabbage weed” which is prolific in areas of sewage effluent like Bolivar. Coobowie is a low lying township with many blocks inundated or close to inundation at king tides. The impact of this seawater level on septic effluent dispersal has been shown this year with warm weather suitable... Read more

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May 30

May 30, 1997

Southern Bluefin Tuna (Carl Charter)

Red Tides and Blue Farming Don’t Mix

This week marks the first anniversary of the Boston Bay (Port Lincoln) massive tuna deaths. Yet the SA Conservation Council asks – are we any better off 12 months later? Have we learnt any lessons from this avoidable disaster? In April 1996, organic wastes and nutrients from the faecal wastes from the 66 caged tuna farms contributed to a phytoplankton... Read more

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