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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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Fisheries Harvest Strategies in NSW

Fisheries Harvest Strategies in NSW

“The recreational fishing industry supports the Government’s plans to work collaboratively with all fishing sectors to design best-practice harvest strategies.

“This approach towards managing more abundant fish stocks is a positive step towards ensuring quality fishing opportunities and experiences for grassroots anglers and their families, which
in turn maintains the significant flow-on benefits for the tackle, charter and regional tourism industries.

“AFTA is very pleased that the NSW Government has recognised the importance of including the recreational fishing industry during the development of these plans. We look forward to playing a constructive role in working with the Government and the other fisheries sectors to maximise the potential of our shared fisheries resources.”
Chair of the Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA), the Hon Bob Baldwin

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