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Professional and recreational fishers have launched a last ditch public campaign against Marine Parks ‘No Take’ zones that they believe will cause personal damage to fishers and communities around SA.
The campaign kicked off today with a full page advertisement in The Advertiser, by individual fishers and fishing associations.
Campaign organiser, fisherman, Bart Butson, a third generation professional at Port Wakefield, said: “This is personal, it's about generations of fishing families who will be damaged by the far reaching changes to fisheries around the state.
“No one is seriously against marine parks, but we need bureaucrats and government to listen to real local knowledge in how the zones are drawn up around our communities and towns.
Australia’s largest tourist park marketing & member service organisation Top Tourist Parks of Australia (TTPA) has a new national CEO from the allied caravan and camping industry.
He is Stuart Livingstone, 41, who departs the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of SA after 10 years. In his capacity as CEO he successfully managed the SA Trade Division and worked in partnership with Caravan Park Associations across Australia on several national committees and special projects.
University of Adelaide’s Australian eChallenge program has invited secondary school students to take part in the entrepreneurs’ business plan competition this year.
Five secondary schools have already enrolled for the Australian eChallenge in Schools pilot program, which is run by the university’s Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC).
Registrations for this year’s Australian eChallenge are coming in thick and fast towards the cutoff date of August 11.
As part of an ongoing series of lectures, ECIC Director Professor Noel Lindsay will speak about the nature and necessity of entrepreneurship this Thursday, July 31.
Professor Noel Lindsay started his first business at the age of 16. He is now the Academic Director of Singapore Operations and Director of ECIC, the University of Adelaide, where he is also a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation.