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What’s the catch? The criminalisation of Aboriginal fishing in New South Wales

Hunt, Janet; Ridge, Kathryn


A recent Parliamentary Inquiry in NSW concerning the non-commencement of s21AA of the Fisheries Management Amendment Act 2009 (NSW) which would give First Nations fishers a state based statutory right to ‘cultural fishing’ has highlighted two key concerns about the way the Department of Primary Industries applies the law and management of the fisheries at the intersection of fundamental human rights. This leads to resource conflict, and significant impacts upon Aboriginal people, particularly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/8H9N-XB24
Access Rights: Open Access


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