FFSAQ supports the research and development of new species for stocking.
FFSAQ is committed to the conservation of all native aquatic life.
FFSAQ expects an appropriate return of RUF monies to the freshwater fishery.
FFSAQ supports the protection and rehabilitation of freshwater stream riparian zones.
FFSAQ supports the declaration of Freshwater Fish Habitat areas.
FFSAQ believes that high speed boating activities should be regulated
FFSAQ opposes unsustainable water harvesting on all streams.
FFSAQ opposes a ”permit fee” for stocking groups to run fishing competitions.
FFFSAQ believes that environmental flows must be maintained on all streams
FFSAQ supports thermal pollution control on impoundment releases
FFSAQ is of the opinion at this point of time, that before barramundi, or any other apex predator recognized as non-indigenous, is stocked into SEQ impoundments, there needs to be further scientific research on potential impacts. FFSAQ supports these trials to be undertaken, but in the mean time, precautionary principles should apply.
FFSAQ believes that all SIP funds go directly to the purchase of fingerlings or
some other associated stocking activity.
FFSAQ encourages QFS to focus more attention towards riverine rehabilitation and conservation.
FFSAQ has a position of being “A Political”. That is, that it has no political
allegiance with any political party.