Two Harrington men fined over illegal eastern rock lobster haul in Newcastle

Matthew Kelly
Updated July 17 2018 - 2:25pm, first published 1:50pm
Two men fined more than $40,000 over black market lobster seizure at Wickham
Two men fined more than $40,000 over black market lobster seizure at Wickham

Two men have been ordered to pay more than $40,000 in fines after being found guilty of trafficking eastern rock lobsters in Newcastle earlier this year. 

Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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