This policy brief focuses on fisheries and provides three perspectives: one, an overview of the underlying causes of overfishing; two, a discussion on the recent efforts of Australia to put its Commonwealth fisheries on a sustainable management path; and three, the challenges faced by our Pacific neighbours in managing valuable and migratory tuna fisheries.
The contents are:
Too few fish and too many boats by R. Quentin Grafton
Getting things right: structural adjustment in Australia’s Commonwealth fisheries by Tom Kompas
Ensuring sustainable fisheries in the Pacific by Kate Barclay