Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Features FishingBoating Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : National campaign call to arms for boating and fishing community
National campaign call to arms for boating and fishing community


'BIAA campaign'    BIAA Nik Parker    Click Here to view large photo

The Sydney International Boat Show Industry Breakfast was this morning the host for the launch of the recreational boating and fishing sectors’ combined campaign: 'I Fish, I Boat and I Vote'.

Focused on raising awareness of the impact and importance of the boating and fishing industries and community, the campaign comes just weeks ahead of the much-anticipated Australian Federal election.

Launching the campaign incorporating the boating industry’s new policy platform, Boating Industries Alliance Australia Chairman Darren Vaux said 'There are over five million Australians who fish and boat every year.

Darren Vaux. - Boating Industries Alliance Australia -  SCIBS Wonders   Click Here to view large photo
'Fishing and boating is Australia’s favourite recreational pastime, it’s part of our way of life. We must ensure that our politicians really understand the important economic, social and environmental benefits that fishing and boating brings to Australia.'

Speaking after the launch, Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation Managing Director Allan Hansard said 'All Australians and all of Australia benefit from a successful fishing and boating sector. I Fish, I Boat and I Vote sets out a policy platform which will provide for a secure future for us all. We’re talking to politicians in Canberra and in every electorate around the country, encouraging them to consider what support and commitment they can provide to the five million Australians who take to the water each year.'

Representing the interests of the 2500 boating industry businesses and wider boating community, the Boating Industries Alliance Australia policy platform I Boat and I Vote sets out four core pillars of boating safety and education; access and infrastructure; regulatory reform; and industry and community support.

Vaux went on to say 'The policy was welcomed and endorsed at the recent International Council of Marine Industry Associations Congress in London, at which commitment of the global industry to join the campaign was secured.'

In closing, Vaux called on all fishers and boaters to join the campaign. 'Now is your opportunity to make your powerful collective voice heard in Canberra. Join the campaign, have your say and secure your future. I Fish, I Boat and I Vote. Do you?' he said.

More at www.fishboatvote.com.au


by Nik Parker

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112734

11:40 PM Thu 1 Aug 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

01 Aug 2013  Paddle safety initiatives ramp up
01 Aug 2013  Sydney Boat Show kicks off with a barrage and a buzz
01 Aug 2013  2013 Sydney Boat Show Coverage with Industry Video Interviews
31 Jul 2013  Sydney Boat Show the stage for Integrity range expansion
31 Jul 2013  Sydney International Boat Show - Video interview with Domenic Genua
31 Jul 2013  World Champ wakeboarder to attend Sydney Boat Show
31 Jul 2013  Sydney International Boat Show opens tomorrow
30 Jul 2013  ATTN Sydney Boat Show Exhibitors - Register now for Video Interviews
30 Jul 2013  'a' is for Angler: Raymarine launches a Series Multifunction Displays
30 Jul 2013  Quicksilver 705 to launch at Sydney Boat Show
MORE STORIES ...




Power Boat News













You scratched my seagrass! by Steven Katona, Newport, RI


Join us on Boating Safety Day on 28 September by Roads and Maritime Services,






Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters by Roads and Maritime Services,










Abbot Point onshore disposal by Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority,










Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment by Queensland Minister for Environment,










Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature by Jeni Bone,
















Marine Auctions adds new recruits
Ministerial advisory group launched by united marine industry sector
2014 Auckland on Water Boat Show: Coming up at the end of September
Australian research sheds light on ocean garbage gyres *Feature
Round the World racer joins Southern Pacific Inflatables
2014 Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - Quintrex factory opens its doors
Mediterranean Grand Prix - Pons and Chris win the titles
18 anti-piracy weapons for ships to fight pirates
Skysol Frame Large: A new shading solution for sunroofs
Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014 - Wins for Victory and Chaudron
Mediterranean Grand Prix, UIM-ABP Tour: Pons claims Runabout GP1 win
Mediterranean Grand Prix - Al Zaffain and Bin Hendi win race 1
Court judgement a stark reminder about towing safety
Australian Offshore Superboat 2014 - Superboats ready for Redcliffe
Southport Yacht Club’s annual Sail Past and Blessing of Fleet Ceremony
Gosport Grand Prix of the Sea finale to decide P1 champions
Camper & Nicholsons Yachts presents the Sagitta 42
GT15 and GT30 European Championships - Jelf takes to the podium twice
Marine Rescue crew saves cruiser in trouble in rough conditions
XCAT Series gets set to conquer another continent in 2015
Dangerous conditions for boaters on most of NSW coast   
2014 Mandurah Boat Show - Third largest boat show in Australia   
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Eye on the big picture   
Mediterranean Grand Prix - Powerboat racing heavyweights head to Ibiza   
Mediterranean Grand Prix - World Aquabike stars all set   
Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate   
Powerboat champions gear up for Honda RYA Youth RIB National final   
Andrew Scott joins Superior as General Manager *Feature   
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Fastest Jet Ski ever built   
Best Birthday Party ever at Southport Yacht Club! *Feature   
‘Hall of Fame’ status for Empire Marina *Feature   
Girl power all set for Nottingham powerboat racing action   
Cowes to Torquay Race 2014 - Intense activity in preparation   
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do   
Australian Offshore Superboat Champ - 15 Superboats in Coffs Harbour   
European première for Belize 54 Daybridge at Cannes Yachting Festival   
‘Fish Friendly’ accreditation for Sanctuary Cove Marina   
Plethora of Powerboat racing action this weekend   
Vicsail Boat show Open Day at Rushcutters Bay   
Marine15 - prospectus available online now + VIDEO *Feature   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT