Waste thrown into Brisbane River

Boats moored in the Brisbane River have been sighted tossing waste overboard at Gardens Point, City News reports.

Several passers-by have witnessed boats throwing matter into the river with some even sighting used toilet paper floating in the water.

State Member for Brisbane Central, Grace Grace, says she is horrified and has asked the relevant government department to find out more.

The discharge of sewage into the Brisbane River contravenes the Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Act which is administered by Queensland Transport’s Maritime Safety Queensland.

Posted via email from 4ZZZ News

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