Marine Aquaculture Research Bill

​​​The Tasmanian and Australian Government​s have entered a Memorandum of Understanding to support the implementation of the National Aquaculture Strategy enabling offshore aquaculture in adjoining Commonwealth waters. 

​To help ​deliver on that agreement the Government is seeking comment on the draft Living Marine Resources Management Amendment (Aquaculture Research) Bill 2021​.

This Amendment Bill looks to enable marine aquaculture research in Commonwealth Waters adjoining Tasmanian State Waters, managed under Tasmanian fisheries and aquaculture legislation.

Submissions on the draft Bill must be received by 3 November 2021.

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