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March 2016 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

March 4, 2016

Bell Bay Water Treatment Plant/Curries River Dam access February 2016

Due to continued low river levels and ongoing dry conditions Bell Bay Water Treatment Plant is being returned to service to supply water to the George Town and Bell Bay areas to provide an alternative supply and take the load off the other water sources in the greater Launceston area. Water is being drawn from...

March 4, 2016

Safety Notice from Hydro Tasmania and Tasmania Fire Service

Hydro Tasmania and the Tasmanian Fire Service wish to advise any visitors to Lake Rowallan and Lake Parangana to take particular care when accessing the waterways. The recent substantial fires in the area have resulted in additional timber debris in these lakes. This area has significant tall timber stands and post fire very unstable ground...

March 3, 2016

A new Inland Fisheries Advisory Council appointed

On the 15 December 2015 a new Inland Fisheries Advisory Council was appointed to oversee and shape the future strategic direction of the Inland Fisheries Service. The new Chairperson is Michele Moseley who recently retired as Deputy Secretary from the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. New appointees were: • Frank Neasey Assistant...

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March 3, 2016

Inland Fisheries Report to AAT - February 2016

Anglers Alliance Tasmania, the peak body for freshwater anglers met on 31 January at Miena. Read the report that IFS presented to this meeting on local issues.