This recent article on the ABC site demonstrates the way recreational activities often impact on the environment in ways we cannot conceive. Waste items in the ecosystem are a major problem, laziness to retrieve lost items contributes. Waterways are littered with brand waste and this should be considered as UnAustralian. Just as we want to maintain our borders and protect our biosecurity we need also to think about our everyday impacts.
Clean up Australia Day should be every day. If we each picked up one piece of rubbish a day we soon would not be able to.
Fish do not hoard golf balls for the weekend recreation.