Native title fishers launch class action against state

By Rudi Maxwell
Updated March 12 2024 - 2:00pm, first published 1:56pm
Wally Stewart says prosecuting Aboriginal people for catching seafood has destroyed lives. (HANDOUT/JOONGA)
Wally Stewart says prosecuting Aboriginal people for catching seafood has destroyed lives. (HANDOUT/JOONGA)

When Yuin elder Kevin Mason, from the NSW South Coast, was jailed after being prosecuted by NSW Fisheries, he lost his eligibility for social housing, so he and his family became homeless.

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