Snorkel described as lethal in Australian Parliament

Dr M. H. Cass (ALP VIC) told Federal Parliament in March that an underwater snorkel on sale in Australia was lethal. He asked the Prime Minister, Mr Gorton, to investigate the sale of the snorkel. Mr Gorton agreed to make the inquiries. The snorkel was described by Dr...

Spearfishing Competitions – 1976

SPEARFISHING COMPETITIONS Dear Sir I am the unrepentant hunter of fish, and manufacture equipment to hunt fish. I think most groups of spearfishermen ensure that their catch is eaten, that ecological principles are observed, and their sport is correctly enjoyed. Of...
Bag Limit on Red Morwong

Bag Limit on Red Morwong

1974 31st August BAG LIMIT ON RED MORWONGAt a previous meeting of the Amateur Fishermen’s Advisory Council, council was advised that representations made by the NSW Underwater Federation regarding the imposition of a bag limit on red morwong would be investigated....

Diving into Serious Danger

Despite warnings on hyperventilation given by spearfishing clubs and their state association, the NSW Underwater Federation, near drowning from the practice still occur in spearfishing contests. After making six deep dives during the Australian Spearfishing...