Gillnets are set to be completely banned from the Great Barrier Reef by mid-2027, the federal and Queensland governments have jointly announced.
- Gillnets are long rectangular nets used to catch fish in the moving tide
- Conservationists say they are killing endangered animals
- The federal government has promised to stop the use of gillnets on the reef by mid-2027
The fishing practice has been identified as a significant danger to multiple threatened and protected marine species, including…