1983 January: Maryborough Golf Club Fish Kill. Pesticide: Paraquat

Wildlife Research Management 1983

Information has been sought through the Secretary of the Australian Fisheries Council and the Secretary of CONCOM from all fish and wildlife agencies in Australia on incidents during the last 12 months where fish or wildlife are thought to have been effected adversely by the use or misuse of Agricultural chemicals.

(B) Reports effecting fish

Department of Primary Industry – Queensland

(c) January 1983 – small fish kill in an ornamental lake near the Maryborough Golf Club, resulting from spraying of hyacinth with Paraquat.