In 2019 Nova Scotia's former Min. of Fisheries, Keith Colwell, signed an MOU with Tasmania's Guy Burnett to share knowledge of their Island's rapidly expanding salmon farming industry. - "On Thursday, the Tasmanian state government announced it will place an immediate 12-month halt on offshore salmon farm expansion. The state is set to cease granting new leased areas from January 2023.
According to a report in The Examiner, Primary Industries Minister Guy Barnett announced on Thursday the government would develop a new 10-year plan for the salmon industry over the next 12 months, including investigation of opportunities for land-based fish farming and farming further offshore in Commonwealth waters."
Quoted Excerpts above by: Staff Writer, Salmon Business | September 16, 2021
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