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Australia’s fishing trade is a great industry, one we should be proud of and one we should be willing to protect. However, AFTA can only keep protecting and promoting our industry if it is supported by the industry, through support for the tradeshow, through support for other events and through membership.

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Disaster Recovery Grants

NSW tourism will receive a $10m Tourism Recovery package to encourage visitation to NSW, fund new local events and assist tourism businesses to develop, promote and sell their tourism products. The first phase of the plan launches with a new community-driven campaign...

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Nat Rec Fishing Survey Extended With Great Prize Packs

Nat Rec Fishing Survey Extended With Great Prize Packs

Complete the Survey For Great Prizes! The “National Recreational Fishing Survey”, is a survey designed specifically for recreational fishers. Please share with your fishing community; as some great prizes have now been supplied. The impact the bushfires on Australian...

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Possible NSW State Wide ban on Opera House Yabby Traps

Possible NSW State Wide ban on Opera House Yabby Traps

The NSW DPI Fisheries is considering the banning of Opera house Yabby traps for recreational fishers in all waters of NSW in the near future. These traps  are being banned as they pose a considerable risk to platypus, water rats and other air breathing animals.  NSW...

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Tasmania’s latest Recfish Survey results

The results are in for Tasmania’s latest recreational fishing survey, conducted by IMAS researchers to collect information about how many people go marine and freshwater recreational fishing, how often they fish, where they fish and what they catch. IMAS scientist and...

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AFTA Fishing Industry Disaster Appeal Update

AFTA Fishing Industry Disaster Appeal Update

AFTA would like to thank everyone who has donated so far, it is amazing to see how much the industry and public has got behind this appeal and with people still donating we have increased our target even higher to $120k through gofundme and if we add on the $20,000...

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National Recreational Fishing Survey – FRDC

National Recreational Fishing Survey – FRDC

Complete the Survey For Great Prizes!The “National Recreational Fishing Survey”, is a survey designed specifically for recreational fishers. Please share with your fishing community; as some great prizes have now been supplied. The impact the bushfires on Australian...

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