Chris Smyth


The threat to Australia’s oceans from supertrawlers

This report shows there is both “motive and opportunity” for foreign fishing fleets and supertrawlers to operate in Australia’s waters, while documenting serious issues across some vessels from overfishing and impacts on threatened species to links with organised crime, poor labour conditions and the undermining...

Valuing our top end coasts and seas

This report spells out just how valuable the health of the coasts is to the Territory lifestyle, livelihoods and economy, but warns that without proper protection and management, the Top End is at risk.