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Making Fishing More Accessible to More People in the NT

Making Fishing More Accessible to More People in the NT

A key action of the Recreational Fishing Development Plan is to make fishing more accessible to more people. NT Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL) is developing the design of disability/all ability access platforms for boat ramps at Dinah Beach, Shady Camp...

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AFTA – NSW DPI Submission – Blue Groper

Does NSW DPI want to actually listen to you on the Blue Groper issue?The following is the AFTA submission that we have posted: The Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA) acknowledge that the NSW government issued a 12 month ban on recreational line fishers taking...

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10 Million Reasons To Love Fishing In Victoria

The Allan Labor Government’s record-breaking fish stocking program has again hit a high-water mark with 10 million fish stocked this year, so more recreational fishers can wet a line close to home across the state. Minister for Outdoor Recreation Steve Dimopoulos...

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