Derek wrote:"Popular Queensland camping areas included Inskip Peninsula, Teewah Beach, and Fraser, Bribie and Moreton islands," Mr McNamara said.
"Camping is a great value family holiday. There are still plenty of spaces available at other times during the Christmas break for families to enjoy our coastal environment," he said.
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Scolers wrote:Bit late telling people to book for the Xmas/ NEw Year hols ... most places would be booked up by now. Except Fraser, but I have no desire to camp there.
Scolers wrote:He's my local member ... I'll be contacting him re. Burnett Council closing all camping grounds ... grrrr....
Scolers wrote:So cynical! :shock: It is hard not to be tho' ... :?
Derek wrote:This particular Minister is in the process of closing 15% of Moreton Bay to recreational fishing and 50% to professional fishing.
I doubt he's going to care about a few campgrounds.
To all politicians
Mullie Grub Clan wrote:My family has lived in the Redlands for the past 49 years. Over that time they have always fished the areas in Moreton Bay and alway came home with heaps and heaps of fish. It is sad to say, over the last 2 years it is getting extremely had to catch many fish at all around this area. Most people who do fish here can understand exactly what I am talking about. Used to catch 100's " in a few hours.... now your lucky if you bring home 20 - 30 after being out there of hours on end.
Even with closing 15% of Moreton Bay to recreational fishing... you still have heaps of places to fish in the bay.....
and closing 50% to professional fishing.... it is about dam time :+ they troll close in the bay, kill our Turtles, Dugongs, Dolphins and other marine life.... and if they are not stopped there will be more than 15% of the bay closed to recreational fishing. I am ok with them closing 15% to recreational fishing and 50% to professional fishing because I want everyones kids to enjoy fishing, and the animal in our beautiful bay.
Mullie Grub Clan wrote:Gypsy a few times when we have been out in the boat we have seen trawlers drag up Turtles, Dugongs, and Dolphins. After they cleaned out their nets and took off up the bay further we went and had a look at the place they did it. We saw DEAD and INJURED Turtles, Dugongs, and Dolphins. It broke my heart and I was hesterical because there was nothing that we could do.... Only call marine parks and tell them what we saw. They then go out and see if they can save any of them.
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